50 Things Every Woman Should Know By 50 (TIPS/PICTURES)

02/11/2012 14:07 | Updated 11 June 2013

According to recent research, people tend to characterise individuals over the age of 50 as truly wise.

Gandhi, Confucius, Socrates, Queen Elizabeth and the Pope are nominated by the public as individuals who exhibit shrewd perception, rather than younger well-known figures.

Our American partners asked their readers exactly what they had learned by the age of 50 (see below).

Do you agree or disagree with the results? If so, please comment at the bottom of the page.

50 Things Every Woman Should Have And Know By 50
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