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10 Life Lessons You Can Learn From The Smartest Older People

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Great introduction:

I’ve posted before about research into the most important life lessons we can learn from older people, taken from Karl Pillemer‘s excellent book, 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans.

Here’s another take on the same subject:

Before the 50th reunion of Harvard Business School’s class of 1963 they asked them what lessons they would pass on to younger people.

This isn’t firm scientific research — but we ignore it at our peril. We can learn much about life from those who have seen it to the end.

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Success is capitalizing on economic opportunities yet treating others with over-reaching kindness. ~Henry A. Gilbert

When I think back over my career, I am struck that my fondest memories are of people rather than experiences, places, or accomplishments. ~J. Lawrence Wilson

Never forget where you came from, and always remember what you are here for. Be true to your values and faith. We are here for a purpose. Enjoy the ride. ~John A. Moeller

Here are more life lessons from the wise.

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