It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.

writer, physician

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Betsy from Findlay, OH MARCH 21, 2017
Timely words for those in power!!

Barbara from Florida MARCH 21, 2017
It is in listening without preconceived ideas that we truly connect with each other. No judging no shaming, just openness.


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