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254 Greatest Quotes About Experience


New startups embody the creativity, the innovation of young people, and for me, it was and is a very worthwhile experience to interact with them. Ratan Tata
I don't have to have faith, I have experience. Joseph Campbell
Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it. Steven Wright
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. Soren Kierkegaard
Donald Trump is a phenomenon that foreign countries haven't seen. So it is a shocking experience to them that he came in to office. Henry Kissinger
I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it. Harriet Tubman
People from different parts of the world can respond to the same story if it says something to them about their own history and their own experience. Chinua Achebe
Such is my experience - not that I ever mourned the loss of a child, but that I consider myself as lost! Deborah Sampson
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing. Oscar Wilde
How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you? Robert Frost
I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive. Joseph Campbell
We learn words by rote, but not their meaning; that must be paid for with our life-blood, and printed in the subtle fibres of our nerves. George Eliot
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you. Aldous Huxley
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. Eleanor Roosevelt
People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves. Paulo Coelho
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali. Salvador Dali
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. Rita Mae Brown
Life is a learning experience, only if you learn. Yogi Berra
We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience. George Washington
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
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi
Judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement. Simon Bolivar
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
The only thing we have learnt from experience is that we learn nothing from experience. Chinua Achebe
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. Emily Dickinson
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
Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. Eckhart Tolle
Non-fiction, and in particular the literary memoir, the stylised recollection of personal experience, is often as much about character and story and emotion as fiction is. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience. Immanuel Kant
We read fine things but never feel them to the full until we have gone the same steps as the author. John Keats
I know enough of the world now to have almost lost the capacity of being much surprised by anything. Charles Dickens
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. Henry Ford
The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience. Milton Friedman
We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible. Oscar Wilde
An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience. James Baldwin
Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own. Carl Jung
Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do. Edgar Degas
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. Will Rogers
Food is not just eating energy. It's an experience. Guy Fieri
A strong and well-constituted man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds all included) just as he digests his meats, even when he has some tough morsels to swallow. . Friedrich Nietzsche
You cannot create experience. You must undergo it. Albert Camus
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves. Andre Gide
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play. Immanuel Kant
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted. Randy Pausch
It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed. Ram Dass