Experience Quotes - Famous Top 100

Experience Quotes

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Experience Quotes
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.

Mark Twain

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.


All that I know I learned after I was thirty.

Georges Clemenceau

Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

Pete Seeger

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.


Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.


Every dogma, every philosophic or theological creed, was at its inception a statement in terms of the intellect of a certain inner experience.


Every moment is an experience.

Jake Roberts

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

Andre Gide

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.

Ralph Marston

Experience is a great teacher.

John Legend

Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.

Oscar Wilde

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.


Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Experience is the teacher of all things.

Julius Caesar

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.


Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.

Karl Kraus

Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.

Randolph Bourne

Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment.

Fred Brooks

Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.

Rita Mae Brown

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.


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

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge -- myth is more potent than history -- dreams are more powerful than facts -- hope always triumphs over experience -- laughter is the cure for grief -- love is stronger than death.


I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.


I think we are a product of all our experiences.

Sanford I. Weill

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.

Abigail Van Buren

Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.

Clarence Day

Insight, I believe, refers to the depth of understanding that comes by setting experiences, yours and mine, familiar and exotic, new and old, side by side, learning by letting them speak to one another.


Intuition is the very force or activity of the soul in its experience through whatever has been the experience of the soul itself.


It is very difficult and expensive to undo after you are married the things that your mother and father did to you while you were putting your first six birthdays behind you.


Learning from experience is a faculty almost never practiced.


Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

Samuel Butler

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

John W. Gardner

Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.


Life must be understood backwards; but... it must be lived forward.

Soren Kierkegaard

Never, "for the sake of peace and quiet," deny your own experience or convictions.


Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.

Auguste Rodin

One faces the future with one's past.


The notion of a universality of human experience is a confidence trick and the notion of a universality of female experience is a clever confidence trick.


The only source of knowledge is experience.

Albert Einstein

The years teach much which the days never know.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Then, without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day; of course, you achieve quite a lot in the course of time. Anyone can do this, it costs nothing and is certainly very helpful. Whoever doesn't know it must learn and find by experience that a quiet conscience makes one strong.


There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.

Josh Billings

There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.


These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.


We can only learn to love by loving.


We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.


What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.

Isadora Duncan

You must learn day by day, year by year, to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about, the more you have left when anything happens.


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