Experience Quotes

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The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
Albert Einstein

It is amazing how much crisper the general experience of life becomes when your body is given a chance to develop a little strength.
Frank Duff, A Coder in Courierland, 03 - 20 - 05
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Benjamin Franklin
Must be out - Of - Doors enough to get experience of wholesome reality, as a ballast to thought and sentiment. Health requires this relaxation, this aimless life.
Henry David Thoreau
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins cash and experience. Take the experience first the cash will come later.
Harold Green

Experience is never limited, and it is never complete it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every airborne particle in its tissue.
Henry James
All is but lip - wisdom which wants experience.
Sir Philip Sidney
To touch is to experience, but to feel is to live.
Loren Klein
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper Beeches
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science.
Albert Einstein
It has been my experience that one cannot, in any shape or form, depend on human relations for lasting reward. It is only work that truly satisfies.
Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962
We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.
Peter De Vries
It has just been twenty - Three years since I began to wander. In the next twenty - Three years I wonder if there will come a time when life is no longer a wonderful adventure; when there is not some interesting experience in things or personalities waiting just around the corner. If that time does come, I hope that my release will be swift.
Roy Chapman Andrews, Ends of the Earth, 1929
Truth is what stands the test of experience.
Albert Einstein
The wise are instructed by reason ordinary minds by experience the stupid, by necessity and brutes by instinct.
Cicero
Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it.
Unknown
Idealism is what precedes experience cynicism is what follows.
David T. Wolf
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.
Experience is a comb that is given to you, when you have already lost you hair.
Giorgos Zambetas, Greek musician
Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us.
David Sarnoff
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
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
What one has not experienced one will never understand in print.
Isadora Duncan
The experience to be gathered from books, Though often valuable, is but of the nature of learning Whereas the experience gained from actual life, Is of the nature of wisdom And a small store of the latter Is worth vastly more than a stock of the former.
Samuel Smiles
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.
Time lost is time when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, creative endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Douglas Adams
Age, health, and stage in life have nothing to do with serving or not serving. In each season of life there are attributes and qualities of life and experience that God values in service.
Bruce Kempe
Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience.
Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes
To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
Saint Teresa Of Avila
Those who misrepresent the normal experiences of life, who decry being controversial, who shun risk, are the enemies of the American way of life, whatever the piety of their vocal professions and the patriotic flavor of their platitudes.
Henry M. Wriston
Experience a comb life gives you after you lose your hair.
Judith Stern
Men are wise in proportion not to their experience but to their capacity for experience.
Samuel Johnson
Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
Rita Mae Brown
Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Joseph Roux
A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing.
Sir Arnold Bax
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
One of the most sublime experiences we can ever have to to wake up feeling healthy after we have been sick.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in the mirror which waits always before or behind.
Catherine Drinker Bowen