“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” ~~ Robert Frost

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“We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.” ~~ Harry Edwards

Filed under: Children,  Dreams,  Experience,  Harry Edwards,  Wisdom

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~~   Ralph Waldo Emerson

Filed under: Character,  Learning,  Ralph Waldo Emerson,  Success,  Wisdom

“The road to wisdom? Well, it’s plain and simple to express: Err and err again but less and less and less.” ~~ Piet Hein

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“We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take us or spare us.” ~~   Marcel Proust

Filed under: Experience,  Life,  Marcel Proust,  Wisdom

“What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong.” ~~ Robin Williams

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“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. ” ~~   Bertrand Russell

Filed under: Belief,  Bertrand Russell,  Talent,  Wisdom

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” ~~ Sam Levenson

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“Watch your thoughts for they become words.
Watch your words for they become actions.
Watch your actions for they become habits.
Watch your habits for they become your character.
And watch your character for it becomes your destiny.
What we think, we become.
My father always said that… and I think I am fine.”
~~ Margaret Thatcher

Filed under: Character,  Margaret Thatcher,  Wisdom

“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” ~~   Marilyn vos Savant

Filed under: Character,  Choices,  Knowledge,  Marilyn vos Savant,  Wisdom