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Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
American humorist 1815-1885
Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-1894
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
Alfred North Whitehead
British mathematician and philosopher 1861-1947
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
American writer 1878-1937
An optimist is a man who has never had much experience.
American writer 1880-1968
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.