Life lessons are learned through experiences, and mistakes. Some of the mistakes are costly and/or painful, and took us a lot of time to recover from them, while some lessons took a long time to learn. Unfortunately, time is something we do not have plenty of. We do not have enough time to learn all the Life’s lessons by ourselves.
However, we may be able to get a head's start in life, if we learn from the experiences and mistakes of others, and by paying attention to the words of wisdom, and advices of the wise people before us, – the sages, the philosophers, the gurus... – and also those who are still with us, who have been through the hardships in life.
These are valuable Life lessons not learned in school. Armed with these lessons, we will be able to avoid the potholes of life. We will have an idea of what to expect of Life, and how to live our lives. There will be times when you find that these are exactly the advise you are seeking, the answers to your questions.
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History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived; however, if faced with courage, it need not be lived again. - Maya Angelou
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. - Plato
None are as fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them. - Charles Colton
However bad a man, he will have some friends: however good, he will have some enemies. - Ivan Panin
The heart that loves is always young. - Unknown
No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution. - Niccolo Machiavelli
We learn from history that man can never learn anything from history. - George Bernard Shaw
If a man has directed his course to great ends there is compensation even in ruin. - Arthur Lynch
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A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. - Christopher Reeve
Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable. - Mark Twain
The wise man learns more from his enemies than the fool does from his friends. - Benjamin Franklin
Take the risk of thinking for yourself; much more happiness, truth, beauty and wisdom will come to you that way. - Christopher Hitchens
Expert advice is a great comfort, even when it is wrong. - Unknown
Time and good friends are two things that become more valuable the older you get. - Unknown
Most people are in favour of progress, it’s the changes they don’t like. - Unknown
Happy people build their inner world. Unhappy people blame their outer world. - Unknown
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