When you try to correct someone who is not open to correction, the
person is likely to say that you don't understand him. He'll claim
that he is the righteous one and you are the fool!
For your words to be effective, the person needs to be open to hearing
your corrections. This means it's best to avoid correcting someone who
is certain to quarrel with what you said. And it also means looking
inward into the reasons why your approach is unsuccessful
(see Vilna Gaon - Proverbs 10:18; Rabbi Pliskin - "Consulting the
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