When I can't speak, I write...
strongly agree with it .. Bikram's
Kind of needs context. The world is full of things that don't kill you but leave you weakened and vulnerable to something else that will kill you for sure. Smoking didn't kill me, but it definitely didn't improve my chances of outrunning a predator.
It depends upon the context in which it was said.
It makes you wiser I think having gained the experience, understood it hopefully and survived, but stronger, maybe?
I full heartedly refuse, even despise, it.
Chandrika,Depends upon what context. Take care
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