Olaf Peacock (Laxdæla Saga)

Olaf “Peacock” Hoskuldsson (c. 938-1006)

“Let the man of best judgment determine our course; the counsel of fools is the more misguided the more of them there are.”

  • Quote attributed to Olaf Peacock in chapter 21 of the anonymously-written Laxdæla Saga, c. 13th century, translated by Keneva Kunz. New York: Penguin Classics, 2008.

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