Brutus: "What was so funny about his hat?"
Emperor: "Conical, not comical. Save that shtick for the Senate. Anyway, this guy with a long beard and a cone shaped hat warned me about the rides of March. Is there a carnival fund raiser in March?"
Brutus: "No carnival. He must have said Ides of... No worries Emperor Caesar. He's just another moon gazer."
It's important to pay attention to the signs all around. When offered a warning, pay attention and fully evaluate all the potential danger before merely dismissing the warning. Listening to a warning, even from outside a circle of intimates could be a life changing choice.