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Daemon
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Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
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No one appreciates it except those who know... (H.Q. 29:43)










über laboratorium dauernd zur Naturtreue
Bully_rus
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Why youth make much more errors than "old age"? Cause youth have much more energy and time for its creation…
moniquester
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hahahah!

Be the change you wish to see in the world!-Gandhi
ChristopherJohnson
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I like his stories very much. His maxims from the Devil's Dictionary are very ingenious. This one is no exception, presenting some unexpected point of view on the subject. Applause
Robert Imgrat
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Nowadays experience has more to do with the places of work someone has worked at and positions therein occupied than with anything else.
Vit Babenco
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Our misconceptions just become more intricate.
striker
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he was stun by many of his views
CheVegas ☁️ ✈ ☁️
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With every new quotation, I like this guy more and more!
monamagda
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He also said :

"Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognize in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced."
Gustavo de S Consoni
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this quote made me think about my actions
Fredric-frank Myers
Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014 6:52:05 PM

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If only this were true here in the US of A, Ambrose Bierce. But tis a great thought that should be imprinted upon every child's school work books.
Verbatim
Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014 9:21:06 PM
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Daemon wrote:
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)



Experience is the reward for doing even the stupid thing with eyes wide open, the foresight of making and keeping a record of it for future reference.
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