Experience Quotes

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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
I have found little that is good about human beings. In my experience most of them, on the whole, are trash.
Sigmund Freud
You must pray that the way be long, full of adventures and experiences.
Constantine Peter Cavafy
Experience is not what happens to a man it is what a man does with what happens to him.
Aldous Huxley

Short sentences drawn from long experiences.
Cervantes
Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse.
Derwood Finche
I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
Harold Macmillan, Wall Street Journal, Aug. 13, 1963
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
I had rather have a fool make me merry, than experience make me sad.
William Shakespeare
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
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
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
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
Isaac Bashevis Singe
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
Bank on a life, saving towards the certainty of change Ledger all the happiness, pencil in to rearrange Withdraw all the worry Deposit all the faith Compound all the experience and Recognize when the payment is late.
Unknown
Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
Willie Sutton
Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
Aldous Huxley, unknown
High school is closer to the core of the American experience than anything else I can think of.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.
John Dewey
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
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 down on a hot stove - Lid again - And that is well but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.
Mark Twain
Experience is the worst teacher it gives the test before presenting the lesson.
Vernon Law
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Unknown
Cyberspace A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation.
William Gibson
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Kahlil Gibran
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
George Bernard Shaw
Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company 600, 000. No, I replied, I just spent 600, 000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience.
Thomas John Watson, Sr.
It is no longer possible for lyric poetry to express the immensity of our experience. Life has grown too cumbersome, too complicated. We have acquired values which are best expressed in prose.
Boris Pasternak
Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse!
Derwood Finche
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
Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.
Author Unknown
At the end of our time on earth, if we have lived fully, we will not be able to say, I was always happy. Hopefully we will be able to say, I have experienced a lifetime of real moments, and many of them were happy moments.
Barbara DeAngelis
Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first and the lessons afterwards.
Anonymous
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
The greatest wealth consisteth in being charitable, And the greatest happiness in having tranquility of mind. Experience is the most beautiful adornment And the best comrade is one that hath no desire.
Tibetan Doctrine
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