Experience Quotes

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Indeed the dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution, is one of those pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into common places, but which all experience refutes.
John Stuart Mill
The way of heaven can be known and experienced through the heart.
Manly P. Hall
From their experience or from the recorded experience of others history, men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
Aldous Huxley
Sin bravely... We will never have all the facts to make a perfect judgement, but with the aid of basic experience we must leap bravely into the future.
Russell R. McIntyre

It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
Willie Sutton
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson, 1791
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 wise are instructed by reason ordinary minds by experience the stupid, by necessity and brutes by instinct.
Cicero
You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Albert Camus
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lessons afterwards.
Vernon Law
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
Rodin
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
Alfred North Whitehead
Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act, but with a special function of its own in human experience.
Johann Huizinga
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
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience.
Henry Mille
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.
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
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Josh Billings
Our sweetest experiences of affection are meant to point us to that realm which is the real and endless home of the heart.
Henry Ward Beeche
Imagination is a poor substitute for experience.
Henry Havelock Ellis
You must pray that the way be long, full of adventures and experiences.
Constantine Peter Cavafy
Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.
Max Frisch
Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.
Hosea Ballou
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
The real test of friendship is Can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy together those moments of life that are utterly simple They are the moments people look back on at the end of life and number as their most sacred experiences.
Eugene Kennedy
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
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
Most of the most important experiences that truly educate cannot be arranged ahead of time with any precision.
Harold Taylo
Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good. This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light.
Raymond Holliwell
Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
Rita Mae Brown
The life of the law has not been logic but experience.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Judgment is forced upon us by experience.
Johnson
Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.
Author Unknown
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
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.
Ghandi, 1931
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
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Unknown, quoted by Jim Horning
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