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Experience, n.: The wisdom that enables us to recognize as an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
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Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 2:39:37 PM
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Daemon wrote:
Experience, n.: The wisdom that enables us to recognize as an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)


Expertise, n.: The wisdom that enables (some) of us to disregard the experience, a blank check to renew the undesirable old acquaintance with folly.
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