God doesn’t want us to sit in the ashes of the past; He wants to trade our brokenness for healing. He wants to give us beauty for our ashes. The key is that we have to be willing to give up the ashes in order to receive the beauty.
Because the smarter you are, the more you're aware of how little you really know. One of life's most important lessons is to take a moment before you speak, because what is very true for a lot of people is that the smarter you get the less you speak.