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Do you agree with this saying, "With age comes wisdom?


Asked by amessageofhope at 12:53 AM on Jul. 30, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Yes and No... With Age comes Experience, And with Experience SHOULD come Wisdom... Unfortunately it doesn't always work that way!

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:42 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • I don't always agree with this statement, because oince I got older I found that the adults are some what more fun.

    Answer by tryin2BGOOD at 12:57 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • Not necessarily. There are a lot of stupid people out there who should know better at their age. I also think there is something to be said about following your gut when you're making decisions. I remember being "young and stupid" and making some of the best choices in my life.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 1:01 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • haha NO.. It seems like the older I get the dumber I get. lol... I am only 21 but I feel like in 42. No offence to the older ladies in here. im just talking about how my 42 yr old mother says she feels

    Answer by wildcatamber23 at 1:02 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • I used to, but I see a lot of people who lack common sense and empathy for others. I think wisdom has to be taught. It isn't something we automatically acquire as we age.

    Answer by tiggermom803 at 1:16 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • Wisdom comes with Maturity and life experience.
    Some grow old and do not have the maturity to know what wisdom is...
    At times I have heard that a person that has an old soul has more wisdom then a person with a young soul...because in some cultures they believe in the afterlife that we lives many lives until we reach a certain point and have complete wisdom.
    Yeah I do alot of reading, lol

    Answer by togo90210 at 1:22 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • I totally agree, because you have been through so much in life that u can help other people

    Answer by mamaofficer at 1:00 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • I've known some young people who were wise beyond their years and have also known some very foolish older people.

    Answer by chocaholic888 at 1:32 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • Yes I agree,because every day we learn through a lot of ways,sometimes from experiences,mistakes,and even others mistakes too,even through our kids,so,by the time you are older,you are wiser for having learned,experienced, teaches you as you go.

    Answer by TootieFruitie at 9:42 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • Sometimes, but only because with age comes experience. However, sometimes you experience more when you are young and therefore mature faster and learn from your mistakes sooner. It all depends on your life experiences.

    Answer by Desi_Momof4 at 3:16 PM on Jul. 30, 2010