His ear heard more than was said to him, and his slow speech had overtones not of thought, but of understanding beyond thought.
Guy don’t need no sense to be a nice fella. Seems to me sometimes it jus’ works the other way around. Take a real smart guy and he ain’t hardly ever a nice fella.
For every man in the world functions to the best of his ability, and no one does less than his best, no matter what he may think about it.