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" No doubt intellectual training is to be prized. But practical knowledge is necessary to make it available. The experience gained from books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning ; but the experience gained from actual life is wisdom ; and an... "
Annual Report of the Secretary of the Board of Agriculture - Page 26
by Massachusetts. State Board of Agriculture - 1896
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Getting on in the World

William Mathews - Success - 1874 - 365 pages
...books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning ; but the experience gained from actual life is wisdom ; and an ounce of the latter is worth a pound of the former. All history shows that the rough work of the world is not done by men of fine culture. Courage is not developed by the study of...
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Getting on in the World; or Hints onn Success in Life

William Mathews - 1874
...from books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning; but the experience gained from actual life is wisdom; and an ounce of the latter is worth a pound of the former. All history shows that the rough work of the world is not done by men of fine culture. Courage is not developed by the study of...
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Getting on in the World, Or, Hints on Success in Life

William Mathews - Conduct of life - 1873 - 365 pages
...books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning ; but the experience gained from actual life is wisdom ; and an ounce of the latter is worth a pound of the former. All history shows that the rough work of the world is not done by men of tine culture. Courage is not developed by the study of...
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Southern Practitioner: An Independent Monthly Journal ..., Volume 16, Issue 4

Medicine - 1894
...gained from books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning; experience gained from outward life is wisdom, and an ounce of the latter is worth a pound of the former. Keep it ever in mind that a reputable name is in all cases the fruit of personal exertions. It is not...
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The Golden Gems of Life, Or, Gathered Jewels for the Home Circle

Smith C. Ferguson, Emory Adams Allen - Bookbinding - 1880 - 608 pages
...gained from books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning; experience gained from outward life is wisdom; and an ounce of the latter is worth a pound of the former. Rich mental endowments, thorough culture, great genius, brilliant parts have often existed in company...
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the latter day saints

- 1881
...books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning ; but the experience gained from actual life is wisdom ; and an ounce of the latter is worth a pound of the former. All history shows that the rough work of the world is not done by men of fine culture. Courage is not developed by the study of...
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Getting on in the World: Or, Hints on Success in Life

William Mathews - Success - 1883 - 365 pages
...books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning ; but the experience gained from actual life is wisdom ; and an ounce of the^ latter is worth a pound of the former. All history shows that the rough work of the world is not done by men of fine culture. Courage is not developed by the study of...
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The Golden Gems of Life: Or, Gathered Jewels for the Home Circle

Smith C. Ferguson, Emory Adams Allen - Conduct of life - 1884 - 608 pages
...gained from books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning; experience gained from outward life is wisdom ; and an ounce of the latter is worth a pound of the former. Rich mental endowments, thorough culture, great genius, brilliant parts have often existed in company...
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The Imperial Highway: Essays on Business and Home Life, with Biographies of ...

Jerome Paine Bates - Conduct of life - 1886 - 811 pages
...books, however valuable, is of the nature of learning ; but the experience gained from actual life is wisdom ; and an ounce of the latter is worth a pound of the former. The greatest men in the world have not been elegant and polished scholars. There were wise men in Europe...
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Report, Volume 24

New Hampshire. Dept. of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1897
...living by their wits. Such surplus is certain to make trouble. All are determined to live in affluence, if possible — genteelly at all events." The truth...four persons met, three of whom were shepherds on a sheep-farm. One of these had taken a degree at Oxford, another at Cambridge, the third at a German...
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