Experience Quotes

If you bury the pain deep down it will stay with you indefinitely, but if you open yourself to it, experience it, and deal with it head-on, you'll find it begins to move on after a while.

Greg Behrendt

This regulation commits the nation to clearing the pollution from parks so that the next generation of park visitors will once again experience the vistas as they were before pollution from industry obscured the view.

Rebecca Stanfield

My image had always been very heterosexual, very straight. So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights.

Bruce Springsteen

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.

Tony Robbins

When we understand that man is the only animal who must create meaning, who must open a wedge into neutral nature, we already understand the essence of love. Love is the problem of an animal who must find life, create a dialogue with nature in order to experience his own being.

Ernest Becker

In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.

Ansel Adams

Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.

Barbara De Angelis

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience lifes deepest joy: true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

Masculinity can only be experienced, achieved, recognized, and embodied in opposition to femininity. When men posit sex, violence, and death as elemental erotic truths, they mean thisthat sex, or fucking, is the act which enables them to experience their own reality, or identity, or masculinity most concretely; that violence, or sadism, is the means by which they actualize that reality, or identity, or masculinity; and that death, or negation, or nothingness, or contamination by the female is what they risk each time they penetrate into what they imagine to be the emptiness of the female hole.

Andrea Dworkin

Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.

John Dewey

Experience makes us see an enormous difference between piety and goodness.

Blaise Pascal

We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.

Ursula K. LeGuin

Let no failure, disappointments, death or despair bow down your head. When you experience any of these, take a rest, reflect and find a way around them. Draw strength from your pain and pursue your dreams until you reach glory and happiness.

Dr Joel Akande

Let us repeat the two crucial negative premises as established firmly by all human experience: (1) Words are not the things we are speaking about; and (2) There is no such thing as an object in absolute isolation.

Alfred Korzybski

The curse of mortality. You spend the first portion of your life learning, growing stronger, more capable. And then, through no fault of your own, your body begins to fail. You regress. Strong limbs become feeble, keen senses grow dull, hardy constitutions deteriorate. Beauty withers. Organs quit. You remember yourself in your prime, and wonder where that person went. As your wisdom and experience are peaking, your traitorous body becomes a prison.

Brandon Mull

Love is a union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of ones own self. It is an experience of sharing, or communing, which permits the full unfolding of ones own inner activity.

Erich Fromm

The traditional novel form continues to enlarge our experience in those very areas where the wide-angle lens and the Cinema screen tend to narrow it.

Daniel J. Boorstin

Frankly, the experience is you can't trust a politician. They drink the water in Washington, and the disease sets in.

Paul Jacobs

A proof that experience is of no use, is that the end of one love does not prevent us from beginning another.

Paul Bourget

An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who's kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me.

Andrew Greeley

We deeply need the humility to know ourselves as dependent members of a great community of life, and this can indeed be one of the spiritual benefits of a wilderness experience

Howard Zahnhiser

There is also hope that even in these days of increasing specialization there is a unity in the human experience.

Allan MacLeod Cormack

Every novelty appears more wonderful as it is more remote from any thing with which experience or testimony has hitherto acquainted us; and if it passes further beyond the notions that we have been accustomed to form, it becomes at last incredible.

Samuel Johnson

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.

Mark Twain
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