Experience Quotes And Sayings


Experience Quotes And Sayings

“There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.”
– Archibald MacLeish

“There is, it seems to us, At best, only a limited value In the knowledge derived from experience.”
– Thomas Stearns Eliot

“There’s almost as many different sorts of marriage as there’s different sorts of people. There’s the young things that marry for love, not knowing what they’re doing, and the old things that marry for money and comfort and companionship. There’s the people that marry for children. There’s the people that don’t intend to have children and that aren’t fit to have them. There’s the people that marry because they’re so much run after by the other sex that they have to put a stop to it somehow. There’s the people that want to try a new experience, and the people that want to have done with experiences.”
George Bernard Shaw

“Those who come last enter with advantage.— They are born to the wealth of antiquity.— The materials for judging are prepared, and the foundations of knowledge are laid to their hands.—Besides, if the point was tried by antiquity, antiquity would lose it, for the present age is really the oldest, and has the largest experience to plead.”
– Collier

“To charge all unmerited praise with the guilt of flattery, and to suppose that the encomiast always knows and feels the falsehood of his assertions, is surely to discover great ignorance of human nature and human life. In determinations depending not on rules, but on experience and comparison, judgement is always to some degree subject to affection. Very near to admiration is the wish to admire.”
– Samuel known as Dr Johnson Johnson

“To rectify past blunders is impossible, but we might profit by the experience of them.”
George Washington

“We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.”
– Ursula ne e Kroeber Le Guin

“We can teach from our experience, but we cannot teach experience.”
– Sasha Azevedo

“We had the experience but missed the meaning, And approach to the meaning restores the experience In a different form, beyond any meaning We can assign to happiness.”
– Thomas Stearns Eliot

“We learn of great things by little experiences.”
– Bram Stoker

“We ought not to look back, unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear bought experience. To enveigh against things that are past and irremediable, is unpleasing; but to steer clear of the shelves and rocks we have struck upon, is the part of wisdom, equally as incumbent on political as other men, who have their own little bark, or that of others, to navigate through the intricate paths of life, or the trackless ocean, to the haven of security and rest.”
– George Washington

“What makes war interesting for Americans is that we don’t fight war on our soil, we don’t have direct experience of it, so there’s an openness about the meanings we give it.”
– Robert Dallek

“When a person with money meets a person with experience, the person with the experience winds up with the money and the person with the money winds up with the experience”
– Harvey MacKay

“When a poet’s mind is perfectly equipped for its work, it is constantly amalgamating disparate experience ?in the mind of the poet these experiences are always forming new wholes.”
– Thomas Stearns Eliot

“When a woman ceases to alter the fashion of her hair, you guess that she has passed the crisis of her experience.”
– Mary Hunter Austin

“When you have had a glimpse of such a disaster as this the result is not necessarily disillusionment and cynicism. Curiously enough, the whole experience has left me with not less but more belief in the decency of human beings.”
– George pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair Orwell

“When you’re a kid you use the cards as a substitute for a real experience, and when you’re older you use real experience as a substitute for the fantasy.”
– Edward Franklin, III

“Whoso is content with pure experience and acts upon it has enough of truth.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“With equality of experience and of general faculties, a woman usually sees much more than a man of what is immediately before her.”
– John Stuart Mill

“You must bring out of each word its practical cash-value, set it at work within the stream of your experience.”
– William James

“You will think me lamentably crude: my experience of life has been drawn from life itself.”
– Sir Henry Maximilian

“Your experience will be a lesson to all of us men to be careful not to marry ladies in very high positions.”
– Idi Amin (Dada)

“Your mind now, moldering like wedding-cake, heavy with useless experience, rich with suspicion, rumour, fantasy, crumbling to pieces under the knife-edge of mere fact. In the prime of your life.”
– Adrienne Cecile Rich

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