Scott Postma

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The Most Wise

Those who learn from their mistakes are wise; those who learn from the mistakes of others are the most wise. In Education of a Wandering Man, Louis L’Amour explains

I saved myself much hardship by learning from the experiences of others, learning what to expect and what to avoid. I have no doubt that my vicarious experience saved me from mistakes I might otherwise have made—not to say I did not make many along the way.

“The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.” (Proverbs 22:3, ESV)

About Scott Postma

Scott is a writer and teacher living in North Idaho. He loves teaching the Great Books, writing and blogging, and collecting more books than he'll ever read in a lifetime. You can subscribe to the tribe and follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus.

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