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"I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him."  (Galileo Galilei)

"I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress."  (André Gide)

"Purchased experiences don't count."  (Douglas Coupland, from Generation X: Tales of an Accelerated Culture)

"The stuff of which the world of our experience is composed is, in my belief, neither mind nor matter, but something more primitive than either. Both mind ands matter seem to be composite, and the stuff of which they are compounded lies in a sense between the two, in a sense above them both, like a common ancestor."  (Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 1872-1970)

"There is no such thing as a person that nothing has happened to, and each person's story is as different as his fingertips."  (Elsa Lanchester)

"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)

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