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A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own
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"A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own"

- Latin Proverb

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This Latin proverb highlights the difference between a wise individual and an absurd person. The saying suggests that a wise individual is someone who can gain from the errors of others and avoid making the same errors. On the other hand, a foolish individual only learns from their own mistakes, which may be a longer and more unpleasant experience.

This proverb highlights the significance of being observant and gaining from the experiences of others. It motivates us to listen to the advice and knowledge of those who have more experience than we do in a specific domain so that we can avoid duplicating their mistakes.

The underlying message of this saying is that wisdom comes from being open-minded and happy to gain from others. Rather than being stubborn and demanding learning everything the hard method, we need to strive to be receptive to the lessons that others have to offer us. In this way, we can improve our own lives and prevent making unneeded mistakes.

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