Experience Quotes

Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

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

There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them.

Tom Krause

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

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

Paulo Coelho

The only source of knowledge is experience

Albert Einstein

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

Stan Smith

To regret one's own experiences is to arrest one's own development. To deny one's own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one's life. It is no less than a denial of the soul

Oscar Wilde

Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.

Oscar Wilde

Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

Pete Seeger

Experience is the best teacher, but the tuition is high.

Norwegian Proverb

Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald

Chinese Proverbs

Life is a series of experiences, each of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.

Henry Ford

My experience in government is that when things are non-controversial and beautifully coordinated, there is not much going on

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Experience is not always the kindest of teachers, but it is surely the best

Spanish Proverb

Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been

Josh Billings

You cannot inherit experience


Experience needs distance and what you write of at a distance tells not so much what you were like as what you have discovered since.

David Wade

Experiences are mortgages on life


Not the fruit of experience but experience itself, is the end

Walter H. Pater

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

Oliver Goldsmith

Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Minna Antrim

Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.

Joseph Roux

Experience is the worst teacher. It always gives the test first and the instruction afterward.


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