Two ages are required for all of us: one to gain experience, and another to profit by it. For men too frequently lose the principal portion of their existence in vain pursuits and idle speculations, before they acquire the power of duly estimating the value of security, innocence, and content.
Amusements in retirement.
Bull, ox. Bullock, a heifer. Berks .
die (The Oxford Thesaurus) v. 1 lose one's life, lay down one's life, perish, expire, decease, suffer death, (Euphemistic) depart, give up…
A complete collection of English proverbs John Ray 1817 London 24 Good and quickly seldom meet. Хорошо и быстро редко получается (= поспешишь,…