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Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
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Samuel Smiles

Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 - 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer

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