Words Of Wisdom

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"At 100, I have a mind that is superior – thanks to experience – than when I was 20" — Rita Montalcini, neurologist and Nobel Prize winner in medicine [AP, via World of Wonder]


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Okay, I love seeing older people like this...with their roadmap of wrinkles. Because that? That's the story of their lives. They earned those lines with every laugh, every thought, every expression, every experience, every year they've lived.

And that's beautiful.

Seeing someone like her, who has accomplished so much, well...it makes some of the awful a little more bearable. Here's to having a fine mind, Rita.