Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life
Experience has ways of boiling over, and making us correct our present formulas
Experience has two things to teach: the first is that we must correct a great deal; the second, that we must not correct too much
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Experience teaches us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficent.
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never to draw them.
Experience isn't interesting until it begins to repeat itself - in fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience
Time does not, and shall never, equal experience.
Experience is the surest standard by which to test the real tendency of the existing Constitution of a country
Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand.
Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.
To most men, experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illumine only the track it has passed
In long experience I find that a man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers, is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
What experience and history teach is this -- that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles.
Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.
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.
To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.
Sometimes when learning comes before experience It doesn't make sense right away.
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.