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
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.
Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.
– Steven Wright
Everyone has experienced something that has changed them in a way that they could never go back to the person they once were.
There is no such thing as a bad lesson, only a bad experience.
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 teaches only the teachable.
– Aldous Huxley
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.
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
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