170 Lesson Learned Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Lesson Learned Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned. — Albert Einstein

A mistake isn't a mistake if you learn a lesson from it. — Garth Brooks

Lessons that come easy are not lessons at all. They are gracious acts of luck. Yet lessons learned the hard way are lessons never forgotten. — Don Williams

I've also learned that the biggest lessons came from my biggest mistakes. — Gurbaksh Chahal

A lesson that is never learned can never be too often taught. — Seneca

It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others. — Publilius Syrus

Learning by experience often is painful- and the more it hurts, the more you learn. — Ralph Banks

It seems that we learn lessons when we least expect them but always when we need them the most, and, the true gift in these lessons always lies in the learning process itself. — Cathy Lee Crosby

Don't run from lessons; they are little packages of treasure that have been given to us. As we learn from them, our lives change for the better. — Louise Hay

Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn't think we needed to know. — Amy Poehler

Short Lesson Learned Quotes

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  • I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly — Peter Cook
  • It’s not about the destination; it’s about the journey and the lessons we learn along the way. — Nirmal Purja
  • Failure is temporary. Move quickly past it. What lies beyond the failure is the lesson. — Tom Bilyeu
  • Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different ways. — Twyla Tharp
  • I'm grateful for every scar, some pages turned, some bridges burned, but there were lessons learned — Carrie Underwood
  • Every failure is a lesson learned about your strategy. — Thomas A. Edison
  • Don't wait for a Guru. Your life is your Guru. — Krishna Das
  • Take and chance and don't ever look back. Never have regrets, just lessons learned. — Kim Kardashian
  • How many lessons there are and how little they are taken — Ali ibn Abi Talib
  • Everyone has challenges and lessons to learn – we wouldn’t be who we are without them. — Puff Daddy

Top 10 Lesson Learned Quotes

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The hardest lesson of my life has come to me late. It is that a nation can win freedom without its people becoming free. — Joshua Nkomo

The most important lesson that man can learn from life, is not that there is pain in this world, but that it is possible for him to transmute it into joy. — Rabindranath Tagore

Peace and Blessings manifest with every lesson learned. If your knowledge were your wealth then it would be well earned. — Erykah Badu

The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned. — Albert Einstein

I've also learned that the biggest lessons came from my biggest mistakes. — Gurbaksh Chahal

That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history. — Aldous Huxley

In God's economy, nothing is wasted. Through failure, we learn a lesson in humility which is probably needed, painful though it is. — Bill W.

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I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly — Peter Cook

You have to hurt in order to know. Fall in order to grow. Lose in order to gain. Because most of life's lessons are learned through pain — Boonaa Mohammed

God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way. — C. S. Lewis

Lesson Learned Image Quotes

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Lesson learned quote by Peter Cook

I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly — Peter Cook

Lesson learned quote Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.
Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.

Another Lesson Learned Quotes

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Failure means you've now learned another valuable lesson that pushes you one step closer to success. — Steve Harvey

That's another lesson I've learned the hard way. All relationships will die if they aren't nurtured. Just as a flower will die if it's not watered. Because love is demonstration, not declaration. — Patti LaBelle

I learned long ago that loss is not only probable but inevitable. I know what it means to lose everything, to let go of one life and find another. And now I feel, with a strange, deep certainty, that it must be my lot in life to be taught that lesson over and over again. — Christina Baker Kline

Lesson learned quote Everything becomes a lesson when youre open to learn.
Everything becomes a lesson when youre open to learn.

Once you accept that perfection is just a goal, screwing up isn't so hard to handle. Each misstep is still a step, another lesson learned, another opportunity to get it right the next time. — Nick Vujicic

The important consideration is not how long we can live but how well we can learn the lesson of life, and discharge our duties and obligations to God and to one another. — Joseph Smith, Jr.

Relationships are eternal. The 'separation' is another chapter in the relationship. Often, letting go of the old form of the relationship becomes a lesson in pure love much deeper than any would have learned had the couple stayed together. — Marianne Williamson

Lesson learned quote Everything becomes a lesson when you're open to learn.
Everything becomes a lesson when you're open to learn.

Things always work out if you don't send that e-mail. That's another great life lesson: I've sent enough e-mails of just "f - k you, f - k you, f - k you" and hit send. I've learned a lot from never being able to take back that I sent that e-mail. — John Feldmann

There is another very important lesson: You must learn to be equipped to face your battles this year and be properly positioned on the wall. Pioneers will be challenged as they plow new ground, but I have new Body Armor I want to give you that will protect you in the days to come. — Bob Hartley

Another observation, in a former letter of yours, has not escaped my remembrance – the three lessons which a minister has to learn: 1. Humility. 2. Humility. 3. Humility. How long are we learning the true nature of Christianity! — Charles Simeon

The lessons I learned in Vietnam and in the NFL reinforced one another: teamwork, sacrifice, responsibility, accountability, and leadership. — Rocky Bleier

A Mistake Is A Lesson Learned Quotes

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If I've learned one lesson from all that's happened to me, it's that there is no such thing as the biggest mistake of your existence. There's no such thing as ruining your life. Life's a pretty resilient thing, it turns out. — Sophie Kinsella

One of the most valuable lessons I learned...is that we all have to learn from our mistakes, and we learn from those mistakes a lot more than we learn from the things we succeeded in doing. — Ann Richards

There are no mistakes in life, only lessons. There is no such thing as a negative experience, only opportunities to grow, learn and advance along the road of self-mastery. From struggle comes strength. Even pain can be a wonderful teacher. — Robin Sharma

Lesson learned quote Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest les
Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.

The only time you truly make a mistake is when you commit a "mis-take," that is, you "miss-taking" the opportunity to learn a valuable lesson from your seemingly malfunctional experience. — Dean Frazer

Life is still life. It’s still tough, complicated, and more than a little messy, with lessons to be learned, mistakes to be made, triumphs and disappointments to be had, and not every day is meant to be a party. — Alyson Noel

What I'm primarily saying,' he says, 'is that this is a time for knowledge assimilation, not backstabbing. We learned a lesson, you and I. We personally grew. Gratitude for this growth is an appropriate response. Gratitude, and being careful never to make the same mistake twice. — George Saunders

Lesson learned quote Lessons is life will be repeated until they are learned.
Lessons is life will be repeated until they are learned.

I learned a lot from my Mom. My favorite lesson: remember there is no such thing as a certain way to parent and to remember that you are learning along with your child - it's ok to make mistakes. — Regina King

Everything in life is a lesson and I have learned from each marriage. Yes, I've made mistakes but every experience is a learning curve. — Patsy Kensit

Failure is enriching. It's also important to accept that you'll make mistakes - it's how you build your expertise. The trick is to learn a positive lesson from all of life's negative moments. — Alain Ducasse

The best lessons a man ever learns are from his mistakes. It is not for want of schoolmasters that we are still ignorant. — Henry Ward Beecher

Good Lesson Learned Quotes

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People who want to improve should take their defeats as lessons, and endeavor to learn what to avoid in the future. You must also have the courage of your convictions. If you think your move is good, make it. — Jose Raul Capablanca

A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize how blessed you are for what you have. — Zig Ziglar

We don't live alone. We are members of one body. We are responsible for each other. And I tell you that the time will soon come when if men will not learn that lesson, then they will be taught it in fire and blood and anguish. Good night. — J. B. Priestley

Lesson learned quote The Past is where you learned the Lesson. The Future is where you apply the Less
The Past is where you learned the Lesson. The Future is where you apply the Lesson. Don't give up in the middle. http…

The greatest lesson I've learned in life is "Who knows what's good or bad?" Things come along that you really want, and they turn out to be the worst thing in the world. And some of the worst tragedies that you can conceive turn out to be the best things, the exact medicine you need in that moment. — Denzel Washington

One of the great lessons I've learned in athletics is that you've got to discipline your life. No matter how good you may be, you've got to be willing to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top. — Bob Richards

To learn to get along without, to realize that what the world is going to demand of us may be a good deal more important than what we are entitled to demand of it -- this is a hard lesson. — Bruce Catton

Lesson learned quote Some people pass through our lives for a reason to teach us lessons that could n
Some people pass through our lives for a reason to teach us lessons that could never be learned if they stayed.

The young man should first learn perspective, then the proportions of objects. Next, copy work after the hand of a good master, to gain the habit of drawing parts of the body well; and then to work from nature, to confirm the lessons learned. — Sayings

We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all. — John Hope Franklin

Suffering is a good teacher. It keeps you in its grip until you've learned your lesson. — Bernie Mac

I think I started learning lessons about being a good person long before I ever knew what basketball was. And that starts in the home, it starts with the parental influence. — Julius Erving

Inspirational Lesson Learned Quotes

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It is a lesson we all need - to let alone the things that do not concern us. He has other ways for others to follow Him; all do not go by the same path. It is for each of us to learn the path by which He requires us to follow Him, and to follow Him in that path. — Katharine Drexel

I know what sport has given to me in my life, what opportunities I’ve had and the lessons I’ve learned about myself and about life. — Ellyse Perry

Every one of us comes into this life with lessons to learn and gifts to give. — Shakti Gawain

Knowing when to take a big risk and hiring the best is one of the biggest lessons we learned. — Cliff Lerner

I realized that the deepest spiritual lessons are not learned by His letting us have our way in the end, but by His making us wait, bearing with us in love and patience until we are able to honestly to pray what He taught His disciples to pray: Thy will be done. — Elisabeth Elliot

Some of the best lessons we ever learn we learn from our mistakes and failures. — The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future. — Tryon Edwards

A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well. — Dan Rather

The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind. — Mignon McLaughlin

All you have to do is to pay attention; lessons always arrive when you are ready, and if you can read the signs, you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step — Paulo Coelho

This is the first lesson to learn: be determined not to curse anything outside, not to lay the blame upon anyone outside, but stand up, lay the blame on yourself. You will find that is always true. Get hold of yourself. — Swami Vivekananda

Take It As A Lesson Learned Quotes

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I think he had a wake-up call. It's a different kind of race, and I think maybe he didn't take it quite as seriously as he might have, but you can bet he learned a lot of lessons. — Frank Shorter

As costs mount, in lives and dollars, it is natural to second guess, but one lesson I hope we have learned is that the U.S. cannot go it alone in a policy that leaves American troops taking all the risk and American taxpayers paying all of the costs. — John Spratt

To me, the biggest lesson I`ve learned up till now with two weeks to go before the election, and the thing I have to keep, sort of, taking myself back to kind of parse, is just how powerful a personality can be when it is as not worried about norms or shame as a normal person. — Chris Hayes

You've only got one life and you have to live it. Take every single lesson as a learning one. — Chris Johnson

I live by four words and I have it tattooed on my arms as well. It just says, 'Live, learn, love life'. So you live your life to the best way you can. Every situation is a learning one so take those lessons, learn from it and love your life. — Chris Johnson

Hard Lesson Learned Quotes

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If Israeli troops backed by American Special Ops, using American made weapons and American ammunition are invading Gaza, it's open season on the United States from the entire Muslim world. We are about to learn some hard lessons from open borders and uncontrolled immigration. — Douglas Macgregor

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. — Al Franken

Time after time mankind is driven against the rocks of the horrid reality of a fallen creation. And time after time mankind must learn the hard lessons of history-the lessons that for some dangerous and awful reason we can't seem to keep in our collective memory. — Hilaire Belloc

The more hard lessons you can learn vicariously rather than through your own hard experience, the better. — Charlie Munger

We have been so successful in the past century at the art of living longer and staying alive that we have forgotten how to die. Too often we learn the hard way. As soon as the baby boomers pass pensionable age, their lesson will be harsher still. — Terry Pratchett

In life, you learn lessons. And sometimes you learn them the hard way. Sometimes you learn them too late. — Sayings

It is very hard to say where you're going until you get there. That kind of thing is based very much on instinct. As a photographer, one of the most important lessons I have learnt is that you have to learn to listen to and trust your own instinct. It has helped to guide me - this far at least. — James Nachtwey

I learned hard lessons, and I've taken that lesson and it's helped me become a better business person and a better leader. — Rick Scott

This is what I've learned, in my life: Headbanging is crucial. Growing up is hard to do. There's nothing wrong with wearing a dress. — Hayley Williams

Baseball as I have said before to many... many parents it's not about wins and losses. It's about the life lessons that are learned on that baseball field. The perseverance, the hard work that it takes, dealing with failure. — Goose Gossage

Lessons Learned In Life Quotes

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By its very definition, civic responsibility means taking a healthy role in the life of one's community. That means that classroom lessons should be complemented by work outside the classroom. Service-learning does just that, tying community service to academic learning. — John Glenn

Maybe some people just aren't meant to be in our lives forever. Maybe some people are just passing through. It's like some people just come through our lives to bring us something: a gift, a blessing, a lesson we need to learn. And that's why they're here. You'll have that gift forever. — Danielle Steel

The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him. — Henry L. Stimson

If there is a single lesson I have learned, it is this: in life, we are destined to lose many things. That is the nature of life. Never mind. Just don't lose the present. Nothing is worth it. — William Ury

We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success. — Henry Rollins

To love someone whom you like is insignificant. To love someone because they love you is of no consequence. To love someone whom you do not like means you have learned a lesson in life. To love someone who blames you for no reason shows that you have learned the art of living. — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

I don't believe in charmed lives. I think that tragedy is part of the lesson you learn to lift yourself up, to pick yourself up and to move on. — Charlize Theron

The lesson learned: Never take your loved ones for granted. And if you’re ever lucky enough to find that one person in life who makes you love more than any other person could possibly make you love, you treat every day together as if it were your last. You cherish every moment. — SebastiAn

You will be Presented with Lessons: You are enrolled in a full-time informal school called ‘life.’ Each day in this school you will have the opportunity to learn lessons. You may like the lessons or hate them, but you have designed them as part of your curriculum — Cherie Carter-Scott

It's a strange lesson to learn in life that your differences, the things that make you feel uncomfortable about yourself are what will help you to grow into who you are. Those are your gifts. — Cyndi Lauper

Lessons To Be Learned Quotes

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I have no illusions about being a genius musician. I pride myself on being a soldier, a warrior for jazz. I trained a lot of young people, and I've learned my lessons well. I'd like to keep the flame burning. — Phil Woods

The greatest maxim of all is that children should be brought up as simply and in as domestic a way as possible, and that (not interfering with their lessons) they should be as much as possible with their parents, and learn to place the greatest confidence in them in all things. — Queen Victoria

In every case, the remedy is to take action. Get clear about exactly what it is that you need to learn and exactly what you need to do to learn it. BEING CLEAR KILLS FEAR. Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world. — Miguel de Cervantes

You stop being poor when you’ve learned all the lessons that poverty has to teach. And the first two words that will get out of poverty are my fault. — Alex Hormozi

I really see no other solution than to turn inwards and to root out all the rottenness there. I no longer believe that we can change anything in the world until we first change ourselves. And that seems to me the only lesson to be learned. — Etty Hillesum

When you give a lesson in meanness to a critter or a person, don't be surprised if they learn their lesson. — Will Rogers

Success is a process that continues, not a status that you reach. If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned. — Denis Waitley

A man's worth is measured by how he parents his children. What he gives them, what he keeps away from them, the lessons he teaches and the lessons he allows them to learn on their own. — Lisa Rogers

While entrepreneurs spend a lot of effort trying to avoid failure, sometimes the lessons one learns from those missteps can be invaluable. — Lewis Howes

Living with animals can be a wonderful experience, especially if we choose to learn the valuable lessons animals teach through their natural enthusiasm, grace, resourcefulness, affection and forgiveness. — Richard Pitcairn

Lessons Taught Quotes

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The most valuable lessons in life cannot be taught, they must be experienced. — Liam Payne

I was walking down fifth avenue today and I found a wallet, and I was gonna keep it, rather than return it, but I thought: well, if I lost a hundred and fifty dollars, how would I feel? And I realized I would want to be taught a lesson. — Emo Philips

When I was young, I was sure of many things; now there are only two things of which I am sure: one is, that I am a miserable sinner; and the other, that Christ is an all-sufficient Saviour. He is well-taught who learns these two lessons. — John Newton

[About Eichmann:] It was as though in those last minutes he was summing up the lesson that this long course in human wickedness had taught us - the lesson of the fearsome, word-and-thought-defying banality of evil. — Hannah Arendt

Because I know about the Holy Land, I've taught lessons about the Holy Land all my life, and - but you can't bring peace to Israel without giving the Palestinian also peace. And Lebanon and Jordan and Syria as well. — Jimmy Carter

I am not driven by any bitterness by what happened in Athens. I learnt a lot of lessons from it and probably came through it a stronger person in the end. There have been a lot of near misses, and that's taught me to keep persevering and that there is a chance it can come right. — Paula Radcliffe

The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them. — Henry Bolingbroke

Gymnastics taught me everything - life lessons, responsibility and discipline and respect. — Shawn Johnson

The worst lesson that can be taught to a man is to rely upon others and to whine over his sufferings — Theodore Roosevelt

The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson. — Tom Bodett

Valuable Lessons Quotes

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Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what they have been through. — Sam Cawthorn

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You cannot live your life to please others. The choice must be yours. — Anne Hathaway

Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don't save it for a special occasion; today is special. — John Spence

Simplicity in all things is the secret of the wilderness and one of its most valuable lessons — Sigurd F. Olson

One should pay attention to even the smallest crawling creature for these too may have a valuable lesson to teach us. — Black Elk

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Don't let anyone ever make you feel you don't deserve what you want. — Heath Ledger

You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love. — Nicholas Sparks

I will not lose, for even in defeat/There's a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me — Jay-Z

Our most profitable lessons are learned from failure, not success. — Frank Davidson

If you can control your behavior when everything around you is out of control, you can model for your children a valuable lesson in patience and understanding... and snatch an opportunity to shape character. — Jane Clayson Johnson

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More Lesson Learned Quotes

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This is the first lesson ye should learn: There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, it doesn't behoove any of us to speak evil of the rest of us. This is a universal law, and until one begins to make application of same, one may not go very far in spiritual or soul development. — Edgar Cayce

If you go to one demonstration and then go home, that's something, but the people in power can live with that. What they can't live with is sustained pressure that keeps building, organisations that keep doing things, people that keep learning lessons from the last time and doing it better the next time. — Noam Chomsky

A teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself. A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flame. The teacher who has come to the end of his subject, who has no living traffic with his knowledge but merely repeats his lesson to his students, can only load their minds, he cannot quicken them. — Rabindranath Tagore

Don't get bitter and twisted and nasty by life. You may have been wronged or cheated on; two wrongs never make a right. Instead learn your mistakes and learn your lessons. Remain strong with your head held high. — Angela Merkel

Life's a university that'll teach you lessons, regardless of your desire to pass the “class” or not, there is always something else to learn — T. D. Jakes

Most players ... do not like losing, and consider defeat as something shameful. This is a wrong attitude. Those who wish to perfect themselves must regard their losses as lessons and learn from them what sorts of things to avoid in the future. — Jose Raul Capablanca

The most important lesson I learned ... was that the winner of a gunplay usually was the one who took his time. — Wyatt Earp

If you begin to think business whether you own it or work for it like you would a well managed sports team you will learn a lot of very interesting lessons — Strive Masiyiwa

I learned some invaluable lessons in Nashville that apply to both farming and show business: Do not corner something you know is meaner than you; keep skunks of all kinds at a distance; if you forgive your enemies, it messes up their heads. — Willie Nelson

The first lesson every child of Athena learned: Mom was the best at everything, and you should never, ever suggest otherwise. — Rick Riordan

There were over 379 articles written, prematurely declaring the end of Bitcoin. Not only did Bitcoin survive, it thrived, becoming the top performing asset of the decade. The naysayers were proved wrong and we learned an important lesson about human nature: most big breakthroughs are contrarian ideas that people dismiss and ridicule at the start. — Brian Armstrong

Learn the lesson that, if you are to do the work of a prophet, what you need is not a sceptre but a hoe. — Bernard of Clairvaux

The home is the first and most effective place to learn the lessons of life: truth, honor, virtue, self control, the value of education, honest work, and the purpose and privilege of life. Nothing can take the place of home in rearing and teaching children, and no other success can compensate for failure in the home. — David O. Mckay

Ruminating about the past will get you nowhere. So go ahead and learn from the past whatever you can, and then put it behind you. Remember, there is nothing you can do to change it, but you can use its lessons to improve your future. — Abraham J. Twerski

I had learned one of the bitter lessons of life: never try to regain the past, the fire will have become ashes. — Douglas MacArthur

One thing you might want to learn before you attend the world's largest ukulele lesson is how to say ukulele. — Mary Schmich

Failures are only failures when we don’t learn from them, because when we learn from them they become lessons. — Jay Shetty

We in the United States should be all the more thankful for the freedom and religious tolerance we enjoy. And we should always remember the lessons learned from the Holocaust, in hopes we stay vigilant against such inhumanity now and in the future. — Charlie Dent

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