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
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
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 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 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.
Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.
- Steven Wright
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
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