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I went through life like an idiot for a great deal of the time, saying theres nothing I would change. That was a very ar
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"I went through life like an idiot for a great deal of the time, saying there's nothing I would change. That was a very arrogant thing to say. There's a lot I would change. There are people I would have steered clear of"

- Hugh Leonard

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In this quote, Hugh Leonard reviews his past and acknowledges that he has actually made errors. He confesses that for a large portion of his life, he lived foolishly and thoughtlessly, believing that he had no regrets and absolutely nothing to change. Nevertheless, he now realizes that this was a prideful and ignorant frame of mind. Looking back, he sees that there are lots of things he would have done differently, especially in concerns to the people he related to. He recognizes that there were people who were bad for him and he wishes he had actually prevented them. This quote acts as a reminder to be modest and reflective, and to gain from our past errors.

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Hugh Leonard This quote is written / told by Hugh Leonard between November 9, 1926 and February 12, 2009. He was a famous Dramatist from Ireland. The author also have 19 other quotes.

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