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Experience is a dear teacher

Posted by R. S. Gaylord on November 11, 2007

My mother often said: "Experience is a dear teacher and fools learn by no other." I assumed this was from Shakespeare but I do not find it listed anywhere. What is the source of this? I want to use it in my writings.