What does the Fool mean by saying "may not an ass know when the cart draws the horse"?

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This quote refers to the idea that a person does not need to be especially intelligent to understand certain basic facts. 

The phrase here is a play on a common saying. "Putting the cart before the horse" refers to the idea of mixed or mistaken priorities, or a misapprehension of...

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This quote refers to the idea that a person does not need to be especially intelligent to understand certain basic facts. 

The phrase here is a play on a common saying. "Putting the cart before the horse" refers to the idea of mixed or mistaken priorities, or a misapprehension of a situation. 

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