1,005 Quotes Regarding Experience

Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.
Soren Kierkegaard

The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
C. S. Lewis

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
Mark Twain

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
Abraham Lincoln

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
Oscar Wilde

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
Sai Baba

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print experience is what you get when you don't.
Pete Seeger

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Douglas Adams

The years teach much which the days never know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
Ralph Marston

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
John W. Gardner

A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience.
Wallis Simpson

I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences... I'm human, not perfect, like anybody else.
Queen Latifah

You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Albert Camus

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
Andre Gide

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