Experience Quotes and Sayings
Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.
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
Experience life in all possible ways – good- bad, bitter- sweet, dark- light, summer- winter. Experience all the dualities. Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become.
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.
I know enough of the world now to have almost lost the capacity of being much surprised by anything
- Charles Dickens
A man once told me. The only way to get wise is to get experienced.
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
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
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 is something you don’t get until just after you need it.
- Steven Wright
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
Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.
- Anderson Cooper
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.
- Pete Seeger
Suffering brings experience.
Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience.
- Michael Eisner