Experience Quotes

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The process of preparing programs for a digital computer is especially attractive, not only because it can be economically and scientifically rewarding, but also because it can be an aesthetic experience much like composing poetry or music.
Donald E. Knuth

To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
Saint Teresa Of Avila
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.
Vernon Sanders Law
We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.
Benjamin Lee Whorf
Experience is the comb that nature gives us when we are bald.
Belgian Prove

Religious experiences which are as real as life to some may be incomprehensible to others.
William Orville Douglas
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
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.
Jean - Jacques Rousseau
The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes by instinct.
Cicero
Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
Lillian Smith
There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem.
George Bernard Shaw
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
Aldous Huxley, "Texts and Pretexts", 1932
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance.... Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Denis Watley
Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As you express joy, you draw it out of those you meet, creating joyful people and joyful events. The greater the joy you express, the more joy you experience.
Arnold Patent
The essence of intelligence is skill in extracting meaning from everyday experience.
Unknown
Experience consists of experiencing that which one does not wish to experience.
Quoted by Freud in "Jokes and Their Relation To The Unconscience? ".
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
I had learned to respect the intelligence, integrity, creativity and capacity for deep thought and hard work latent somewhere in every child they had learned that I differed from them only in years and experience, and that as I, an ordinary human being, loved and respected them, I expected payment in kind.
Sybil Marshall
You must pray that the way be long, full of adventures and experiences.
Constantine Peter Cavafy
Ask the experienced rather than the learned.
Arab Prove
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
Martha Washington
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
The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself - Always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.
James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
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
The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
Elizabeth Hardwick
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 a comb that is given to you, when you have already lost you hair.
Giorgos Zambetas, Greek musician
Experience without learning is better than learning without experience.
American
If the objects who serve us feel ecstacy, they are much more often concerned with themselves than with us, and our own enjoyment is consequently impaired. The idea of seeing another person experience the same pleasure reduces one to a kind of equality which spoils the unutterable charms that come from despotism.
Marquis de Sade
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
Aldous Huxley
Good judgement is the result of experience... Experience is the result of bad judgement.
Fred Brooks
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, Sonnet de Regrets
All truly wise thoughts have been thoughts already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
George Bernard Shaw
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Experience is an expensive school, but a fool will learn from no other.
Japanese Prove
Art requires imagination. It requires Creativity. Creativity requires experience and experience comes from your life. And your life is expressed in your art.
Bruce Lee