Experience Quotes

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

Paulo Coelho

Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.

C.S. Lewis

If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.

John Heywood

Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

It is a pity that, as one gradually gains experience, one loses one's youth.

Vincent van Gogh

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotations.

Isaac D'Israeli

To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness

Erich Fromm

Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.

Frederick Buechner

What I conclude is that religion has nothing to do with experience or reason but with deep and irrational needs

Richard Taylor

The essence of intelligence is skill in extracting meaning from everyday experience.

Unknown

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired and success achieved.

Helen Keller

Canada is probably the most free country in the world where a man still has room to breathe, to spread out, to move forward, to move out, an open country with an open frontier. Canada has created harmony and cooperation among ethnic groups, and it must take this experience to the world because there is yet to be such an example of harmony and cooperation among ethnic groups.

Valentyn Moroz

I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance

Harold Macmillan

Anger is a symptom, a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly — hurt, bitterness, grief, and, mostof all, fear.

Joan Rivers

A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others

William Faulkner

One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.

Unknown

The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.

Doug Larson

The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate

Doug Larson

Sex in a woman's world has the same currency a penny has in a man's. Every penny saved is a penny earned in one world and in the next every sexual adventure is a literary experience.

Harry Golden

Sex without love is an empty experience, but as empty experiences go it's one of the best.

Woody Allen

We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.

Emil Zatopek

Contrary to popular misconception, karma has nothing to do with punishment and reward. It exists as part of our holographic universe’s binary or dualistic operating system only to teach us responsibility for our creations—and all things we experience are our creations.

Sol Luckman

The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the world, and become one's key to the experience of others.

James Baldwin
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