Experience Quotes

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - - And stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit on a hot stove lid again - - And that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.
Mark Twain
Max frisch - technology is the knack of so arranging the world...

Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
Charles Scribner, Jr.
By far the best proof is experience.
Sir Francis Bacon
Harold macmillan, wall street journal, aug. 13, 1963 - i have never found, in a long experience of...
Abraham lincoln - it has been my experience that folks who have no...

The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes by instinct.
Cicero
All is but lip - wisdom which wants experience.
Sir Philip Sidney
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family.
Joachim du Bellay
Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.
Author Unknown
If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.
Anais Nin
Wisdom born of experience should tell us that war is obsolete. There may have been a time when war served as a negative good by preventing the spread and growth of an evil force... If we assume that life is worth living, if we assume that mankind has the right to survive, then we must find an alternative to war.
Martin Luther King Jr., The Christmas Sermon On Peace in on Dec 24, 1967
To deceive a diplomat speak the truth, he has no experience with it.
Greek Prove
I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being well - Dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquillity which religion is powerless to bestow.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it.
Unknown
Religion is a defense against the experience of God.
Carl Jung
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience.
Henry Mille
Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.
David T. Wolf
Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Cyberspace A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation.
William Gibson
The life of the law has not been logic but experience.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.
Frederick Buechne
The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing.
Rainer Maria Rilke
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
Alfred North Whitehead
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
Roosevelt, Eleano
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Eleanor Roosevelt, My Day
God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons we could not learn in any other way. The way we learn those lessons is not to deny the feelings but to find the meanings underlying them.
Stanley Lindquist
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Henry Ford
The most instructive experiences are those of everyday life.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Confucius
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
Karl Kraus
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Benjamin Franklin
Long experience has taught me this about the status of mankind with regard to matters requiring thought: the less people know and understand about them, the more positively they attempt to argue concerning them, while on the other hand to know and understand a multitude of things renders men cautious in passing judgement upon anything new.
Galileo Galilei, The Assaye
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Josh Billings
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - The fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
Albert Einstein
There is no discipline in the world so severe as the discipline of experience subjected to the tests of intelligent development and direction.
John Dewey
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do??
Friedrich Nietzsche
To touch is to experience, but to feel is to live.
Loren Klein
It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
Willie Sutton