Experience Quotes

Experience a comb life gives you after you lose your hair.
Judith Stern
Hosea ballou - theories are always very thin and insubstantial,...
Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience.
Albert Einstein
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Josh Billings
Harold taylo - most of the most important experiences that truly...
Samuel smiles - practical wisdom is only to be learned in the...
All is but lip - wisdom which wants experience.
Sir Philip Sidney
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Franklin P. Jones
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
What each must seek in his own life never was on land or sea. It is something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else.
Joseph Campbell
We enjoy warmth because we have been cold. We appreciate light because we have been in darkness. By the same token, we can experience joy because we have known sadness.
David Weatherford
It has been observed that a pure democracy if it were practicable would be the most perfect government. Experience has proved that no position is more false than this. The ancient democracies in which the people themselves deliberated never possessed one good feature of government. Their very character was tyranny; their figure deformity.
Alexander Hamilton, Speech on 21 June 1788 urging ratification of the Constitution in New York.
The only reward for love is the experience of loving.
John LeCarre, The Secret Pilgrim
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Benjamin Franklin
Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt, or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us.
Orison Swett Marden
Ask the experienced rather than the learned.
Arab Prove
I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.
Earl of Chesterfield
I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
Harold Macmillan, British prime minister (1957 - 1963)
I have had enough experience in all my years, and have read enough of the past, to know that advice to grandchildren is usually wasted.
Harry S Truman
Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
Sacha Guitry
Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other.
Benjamin Franklin
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Kelle
You can take from every experience what it has to offer you. And you cannot be defeated if you just keep taking one breath followed by another.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, What I Know For Sure, January 2004
Experience: A comb life gives you after you lose your hair.
Judith Stern
The way of heaven can be known and experienced through the heart.
Manly P. Hall
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
Aldous Huxley
It was an interesting experience being metropolitan editor of the Times, in precisely the same way as being simmered in a saucepan for a few years is terribly interesting.
A. M. Rosenthal
Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.
Helen Luke
Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first and the lessons afterwards.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.
Vernon Sanders Law
Every time we remember to say thank you, we experience nothing less than heaven on earth.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Because women live creatively, they rarely experience the need to depict or write about that which to them is a primary experience and which men know only at a second remove. Women create naturally, men create artificially.
Ashley Montagu
Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones.
Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.
Noam Chomsky
To St. Paul, stripes, stones, shipwrecks, and thorns in the flesh were religious experiences to Judas Iscariot, the daily companionship of Jesus of Nazareth was not.
Leonard Hodgson
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
Oscar Wilde
I am convinced that life in a physical body is meant to be an ecstatic experience.
Shakti Gawain