True or false: Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.

tncdel 2012/10/22 15:43:28
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That was one of Ben Franklin's sage quotes.
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  • BlytheSpirit~bn0 2012/10/26 06:47:05
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
    Yeah. That's pretty damn true.
  • Wind Talker 2012/10/23 05:08:15
    FALSE [explain why not].
    Wind Talker
    I do not consider any of that a tragedy.
  • Beat Magnum True Hero 2012/10/22 20:07:53
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
    Beat Magnum True Hero
    Dyam! That's a good one.
  • Rick 2012/10/22 16:57:34
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
  • schjaz 2012/10/22 16:46:29
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
    i'm afraid so. heavy sigh.
  • Grabitz 2012/10/22 16:34:06
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
    If I would have only known what I do now .
  • Sister Jean 2012/10/22 16:03:09
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
    Sister Jean
  • Chris- Demon of the PHAET 2012/10/22 15:56:05
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
    Chris- Demon of the PHAET
    Very true. If I knew then what I know now...
  • rand 2012/10/22 15:55:37
    FALSE [explain why not].
    From my experience, few ever get wise, but Ben certainly did. His final political efforts were in attempts to undo slavery.
  • onetirednurse 2012/10/22 15:47:07 (edited)
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
    I often tell younger nurses that are shocked by the trauma surgeries we do that I am finally mentally tough enough to handle the stress but now my body is beginning to scream "no more!"
  • tncdel onetire... 2012/10/22 16:20:43
    My best friend is a dedicated lady O.R. RN. The job has sapped her once incredible strength unmercifully. Although I'm not into religion, I see her as a living saint among sinners like me. :)~
  • onetire... tncdel 2012/10/22 16:36:50
    :) I know all too well exactly how your friend feels. Sometimes this is me after a long 12 hour shift..

    Exhausted cat
  • tncdel 2012/10/22 15:45:17
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
    Churchill aptly paraphrased Franklin, saying:

    Churchill no heart no brain
  • burning... tncdel 2012/10/25 23:43:31
  • The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk 2012/10/22 15:44:47
    TRUE [comment as you wish].
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    Even if people say they have no regrets. There's still a part of them that will say "If I knew then, what I know now."

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