"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."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."George Washington on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."George Washington on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."George Washington on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."George Washington on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."George Washington on Mark Twain
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."
"It is better to be alone than in bad company."
"It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company."
"Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."