Experience Quotes and Sayings
Most good judgment comes from experience.
Most experience comes from bad judgment.
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
- Mark Twain
Learning from experience is a faculty almost never practiced.
- Barbara W. Tuchman
A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.
- James Joyce
Experience is no more transferable in morals than in art.
- James Anthony Froude
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
- Auguste Rodin
The world is your school.
- Martin H. Fischer
I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.
- Lou Holtz
Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
- James Russel Lowell
Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.
- Victoria Holt
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.
- Vernon Law
Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.
There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.
It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience.
- Roger Ascham
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
- Denis Waitley
Experience teaches only the teachable.
- Aldous Huxley
One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try.
One faces the future with one’s past.
- Pearl S. Buck