Experience Quotes

Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.
Max Frisch
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He who neglects to drink from the spring of experience is likely to die of thirst in the desert of ignorance.
Ling Po, (Chinese, 701 - 762)
Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
Sacha Guitry
It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
Cornelius Tacitus

Thanks to his constant habit of shaking the bottle in which life handed him the wine of experience, he presently found the taste of the lees rising as usual into his draught.
Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Fourth, Chapter 2
The way of heaven can be known and experienced through the heart.
Manly P. Hall
A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive.
Erica Jong, O Magazine, 2003
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins cash and experience. Take the experience first the cash will come later.
Harold Green
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
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
Barry LePatne
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
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
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
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead his eyes are closed.
Albert Einstein
Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience.
Albert Einstein
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience.
Henry Mille
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
Experience teaches only the teachable.
Aldous Huxley
Judgment is forced upon us by experience.
Johnson
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
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
It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man.
Professor Scott Elledge on his retirement from Cornell
ife does not require us to make good it asks only that we give our best at each level of experience.
Harold Ruopp
Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
Rita Mae Brown
Real misanthropes are not found in solitude, but in the real world since it is experience of life, and not philosophy, which produces real hatred of mankind.
Giacomo Leopardi
If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.
Swami Sivanada
Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.
David T. Wolf
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
Rodin
I have found little that is good about human beings. In my experience most of them are trash.
Sigmund Freud
Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience.
Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
Alfred North Whitehead
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Unknown
Through faith man experiences the meaning of the world through action he is to give to it meaning.
Leo Braeck
An optimist is a man who has never had much experience.
Don Marquis
Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
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
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Eleanor Roosevelt, My Day