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Quotation: Joseph Conrad


Let a fool be made serviceable according to his folly.

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) Discuss

Quotation: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) on Experience as an “undesirable Old Acquaintance”


Experience, n.: The wisdom that enables us to recognize as an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) Discuss