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Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won't have time to make them all yourself.

Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won't have time to make them all yourself.

by Alfred Sheinwold Found in: Experience Quotes,
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Oh, who can tell, save he whose heart hath tried?

Oh, who can tell, save he whose heart hath tried?

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It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience.

It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience.

by Roger Ascham Found in: Experience Quotes,
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When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old read more

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

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To show the world what long experience gains,
Requires not courage, though it calls for pains;
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To show the world what long experience gains,
Requires not courage, though it calls for pains;
But at life's outset to inform mankind
Is a bold effort of a valiant mind.

by George Crabbe Found in: Experience Quotes,
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A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

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Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

by Oscar Levant Found in: Experience Quotes,
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It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise

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What man would be wise, let him drink of the river
That bears on his bosom the record of read more

What man would be wise, let him drink of the river
That bears on his bosom the record of time;
A message to him every wave can deliver
To teach him to creep till he knows how to climb.

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