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Experience is a dear teacher

Posted by Mark webber on November 11, 2007

In Reply to: Experience is a dear teacher posted by Bob 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.

: Benjamin Franklin

If you enter the phrase into Google you will find numerous references to Benjamin Franklin.