Monday, May 02, 2005

Experience Quotes

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.  ~Douglas Adams, Last Chance to See We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid.  She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.  ~Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar, Following the Equator, 1897 The trouble with using experience as a guide is that the final exam often comes first and then the lesson.  ~Author Unknown No physician i

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