Experience Quotes and Sayings
Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.
A man once told me. The only way to get wise is to get experienced.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
– Stan Smith
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
– Mark Twain
Everyone has experienced something that has changed them in a way that they could never go back to the person they once were.
Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.
– Steven Wright
I know enough of the world now to have almost lost the capacity of being much surprised by anything
– Charles Dickens
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
– James Russel Lowell
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
Experience is a hard teacher. He gives test first then the lesson.
There is no such thing as a bad lesson, only a bad experience.
I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.
– Lou Holtz
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
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
– Franklin P. Jones
Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.
Experience teaches only the teachable.
– Aldous Huxley
Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience.
– Michael Eisner
We can teach from our experience, but we cannot teach experience.
– Sasha Azevedo
By far the best proof is experience.
– Francis Bacon
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
– John W. Gardner
Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward.
– Soren Kierkegaard