Experience Quotes

To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.

Arthur Schopenhauer

An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.

James Baldwin

[The] sense of identity provides the ability to experience one's self as something that has continuity and sameness, and to act accordingly.

Erik H. Erikson

Volunteering can be an exciting, growing, enjoyable experience. It is truly gratifying to serve a cause, practice one's ideals, work with people, solve problems, see benefits, and know one had a hand in them.

Harriet Naylor

Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time

Bernard Mannes Baruch

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

Doug Larson

Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.

Lillian Smith

Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.

Fred Perry

It is a very busy mission: every day has some major goals that we have to get through, but my experience before has been that at least in the evening, you kind of take a deep breath and look around where you are and have some downtime.

Linda M. Godwin

I cannot conceive of a God who rewards and punishes his creatures, or has a will of the kind that we experience in ourselves. Neither can I nor would I want to conceive of an individual that survives his physical death; let feeble souls, from fear or absurd egoism, cherish such thoughts.

Albert Einstein

The yearning for an afterlife is the opposite of selfish: it is love and praise for the world that we are privileged, in this complex interval of light, to witness and experience.


For just experience tells, in every soil, That those who think must govern those who toil

Oliver Goldsmith

What is the good of drawing conclusions from experience? I don't deny we sometimes draw the right conclusions, but don't we just as often draw the wrong ones?

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Experience makes more timid men than it does wise ones.

Josh Billings

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

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