The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe that experience is a substitute for intelligence. Both are needed.
Someone wrote the following, whom I do not know, and I found it to be a blessing. I hope you will as well.
Things I wish I had known before I was twenty-one.
Ø That a man’s habits are mighty hard to change after he is twenty-one.
Ø That a harvest depends on the seeds sown.
Ø That things worthwhile require time, patience, and work.
Ø That you cannot get something for nothing.
Ø The value of absolute truthfulness.
Ø The folly of not taking other people’s advice.
Ø That what my mother wanted me to do was right.
Ø That dad wasn’t an old fogey after all.
Ø More of the helpful and inspiring messages of the Bible.
Ø The greatness of the opportunity and joy of serving a fellowman.
Ø That Jesus Christ wants to be my Savior and Friend.
✞ Remember, you are only young once; but you can be immature indefinitely.
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