„A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.“

—  Herb Caen, Editors of the Reader's Digest. Quotable Quotes, page 144. http://books.google.com/books?id=YdYPgwWFFR0C&pg=PT144 Penguin, 1997 ISBN 1606525956
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