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Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.
We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?
The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.
My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood, but it didn't because parenting can only be learned by people who have no children.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.
Men do not learn much from the lessons of history and that is the most important of all the lessons of history.
Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones.
I learned some valuable lessons about the legislative process, the importance of bipartisan cooperation and the wisdom of taking small steps to get a big job done.
And we are never too old to study the Bible. Each time the lessons are studied comes some new meaning, some new thought which will make us better.
John D. Rockefeller
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
Warren G. Bennis
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.
There are no regrets in life, just lessons.
The body is forever teaching us lessons. There are all sorts of things that we can't do, shouldn't do, had better not do very often or do for too long as we get older. The body makes its presence known.
P. J. O'Rourke
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Little islands of human happiness, peace, and prosperity are so exceptional at this point in history that I'm not even sure we can draw lessons from them.
P. J. O'Rourke
Sometimes life's so much cooler when you just don't know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet.
The biggest thing we get out of it is seeing the kids smile. And hopefully we will also see that the lessons we're teaching - not only the fundamentals of hockey, but also the life values - are sinking in.
Being betrayed is one of the most valuable lessons life can teach.
I don't have regrets, there are only lessons. You learn from them, and you become a better person.
I saw no African people in the printed and illustrated Sunday school lessons. I began to suspect at this early age that someone had distorted the image of my people. My long search for the true history of African people the world over began.
John Henrik Clarke
He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.
I don't claim to be knowledgeable about theology. Most of my knowledge comes out of my experience and the lessons in the Bible. Every Sunday I'm home I teach 45 minutes and we boiled them down to one page for the new book, 'Through the Year with Jimmy Carter.'
That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
The best kids are going to become the best. But the best thing about it is that you're going to learn lessons in playing those sports about winning and losing and teamwork and teammates and arguments and everything else that are going to affect you positively for the rest of your life.
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