Experience Quotes And Sayings


Experience Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of experience quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“A baby has brains, but it doesn’t know much. Experience is the only thing that brings knowledge, and the longer you are on earth the more experience you are sure to get.”
– L Frank Baum

“A good simulation, be it a religious myth or scientific theory, gives us a sense of mastery over experience. To represent something symbolically, as we do when we speak or write, is somehow to capture it, thus making it one’s own. But with this appropriation comes the realization that we have denied the immediacy of reality and that in creating a substitute we have but spun another thread in the web of our grand illusion.”
– Heinz Rudolf Pagels

“A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life‘s experience.”
– Oliver Wendall Holmes

“All experience is an arch to build upon.”
– Henry Brook Adams

“All experience is an enrichment rather than an impoverishment.”

“All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.”
– Henry Valentine Miller

“All truly wise thoughts have been thought already, thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, until they take firm root in our personal experience.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.”
– Don Marquis

“And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew, Till old experience to attain To something like prophetic strain.”
– John Milton

“Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.”
– Anderson Cooper

“Avoid the precepts of those thinkers whose reasoning is not confirmed by experience.”

“Axioms in philosophy are not axioms until they are proved upon our pulses: we read fine things but never feel them to the full until we have gone the same steps as the author.”
– John Keats

“Cambodia was not a mistake; it was a crime. The world is diminished by the experience.”
– William Shawcross

“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“England’s foreign policy should always be inspired by the love of freedom. There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom one lays the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.”
– William Ewart Gladstone

“Experience does not err; only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power.”
– Lenoardo da Vinci

“Experience fails to teach where there is no desire to learn.”
George Bernard Shaw

“Experience gives us the tests first and the lessons later.”
– Naomi Judd

“Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.”

“Experience is a truer guide than the words of others.”
– Leonardo Da Vinci

“Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.”
– Henry James

“Experience is not always the kindest of teachers, but it is surely the best”
Spanish Proverb

“Experience is not what happens to a man: it is what a man does with what happens to him.”
– Aldous Leonard Huxley

“Experience is retrospect knowledge.”
– Hosea Ballou

“Experience is that marvellous thing that enable you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.”
– Franklin P. Jones

“Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters.”
– Harry Callahan

“Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action. We cannot learn men from books.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.”
– Oscar Fingal

“Experience is the only good ’tis safer to borrow than to buy.”
– Ivan Panin

“Experience is the universal mother of sciences.”
– Miguel de Cervantes

“Experience is what really happens to you in the long run; the truth that finally overtakes you.”
– Katherine Anne Porter

“Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that; for it is true we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul.”
– Charles Buxton

“Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes.”
– James A. Froude

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