Quote by William Blake

What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price of all the man hath, his house, his wife, his children.


What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? O

Summary

This quote emphasizes the valuable and costly nature of true experience and wisdom. The author suggests that experience cannot be acquired easily or cheaply, but rather requires the sacrifice of everything a person has, including their home, family, and personal attachments. It suggests that meaningful knowledge is not gained through simple transactions or fleeting moments, but by truly investing oneself and being willing to pay the price of personal growth and understanding.

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Wisdom
By William Blake
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