Experience Quotes

Experience is by industry achieved, and perfected by the swift course of time

William Shakespeare

The reward of suffering is experience.


When a person with money meets a person with experience, the person with the experience winds up with the money and the person with the money winds up with the experience

Harvey MacKay

The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.

Helen Keller

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

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

Immanuel Kant

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

Vincent van Gogh

Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.


Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters.

Harry Callahan

Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience.

Victoria Holt

No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.

John Locke

Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

The spectacles of experience; through them you will see clearly a second time

Henrik Ibsen

The triumph of hope over experience

Samuel Johnson

Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.

Heinrich Heine

It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last

William Morris

Most of the most important experiences that truly educate cannot be arranged ahead of time with any precision.

Harold Taylor

Experience is what you get while looking for something else.

Federico Fellini

Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience - unless they are still up.

Ellen Goodman

Experiencing life through a book can help you learn without all the pain of going through the experiences first hand.

Bette Greene

The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.

Jimmy Carter

An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.

Don Marquis

What is experience? A poor little hut constructed from the ruins of the palace of gold and marble called our illusions

Joseph Roux

Experience has taught us that men will not adopt and carry into execution measures the best calculated for their own good without the intervention of a coercive power

George Washington

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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