Monday, November 07, 2011

First Hand Knowledge

From C. S. Lewis:

It has always therefore been one of my main endeavors as a teacher to persuade the young that firsthand knowledge is not only more worth acquiring than secondhand knowledge, but it usually much easier and more delightful to acquire.

This quote comes from the essay On the Reading of Old Books,

Nothings beats first hand knowledge. Nothing beats own experience, so get going gather as much first hand experience as you can

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