Experience Quotes

"It's impossible," said pride. "It's risky," ...

"It's impossible," said pride. "It's risky," said experience. "It's pointless," said reason. "Give it a try," whispered the heart. -- Unknown
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On hunters: โ€œThe excitement they experience when they mur...

On hunters: โ€œThe excitement they experience when they murder an unarmed animal is entirely due to their deep feelings of inadequacy and impotence in ordinary life.โ€ - John Cleese
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"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the abilit...

"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." โ€” Douglas Adams
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โ€œNever argue with an idiot. they w...

โ€œNever argue with an idiot. they will bring you down to there level and beat you with experience. โ€œ Mark Twain
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"You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it'...

"You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it's important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages." โ€” Michelle Obama
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"Positive thoughts generat...

"Positive thoughts generate positive feelings and attract positive life experiences."
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"Experience keeps a dear sc...

"Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. " -Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œBy three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflectio...

โ€œBy three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.โ€ - Confucius
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"Everyday we all experience these moments of peace. The ...

"Everyday we all experience these moments of peace. The trick is to know when they're happening so we can embrace them, live in them and finally let them go." (~Grey's Anatomy)
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"War is delightful to tho...

"War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it." -Desiderius Erasmus
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A single practical experienc...

A single practical experience is better than a million theoretical readings ~Kannada Proverb
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"To marry a second time rep...

"To marry a second time represents the triumph of hope over experience" - Samuel Johnson
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โ€œWhat experience and history teach is this -- that people an...

โ€œWhat experience and history teach is this -- that people and governments never have learned anything from history or acted on principles derived from it.โ€ -- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the abili...

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for the apparent disinclination to do so." ~Douglas Adams
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'Life is a grand, illustrious banquet of wonde...

'Life is a grand, illustrious banquet of wonderous experiences, occasionally punctuated by events too horrible to imagine.' - Capt. William Currie
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โ€œSecurity is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the chil...

โ€œSecurity is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.โ€ Helen Keller
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"A bad past memory is just the excess packag...

"A bad past memory is just the excess packaging of experience. Open wrapper, consume contents, then dispose of the trash, responsibly." -Me
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"Everybody feels like there going to die at least once in t...

"Everybody feels like there going to die at least once in their lifetime, the only difference is, will it be their last time or will they live to experience it another day"- Anonymous
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โ€œIt's my experience that people are a lot more sympathetic if they can see you hurtin...

โ€œIt's my experience that people are a lot more sympathetic if they can see you hurting, and for the millionth time in my life I wish for measles or smallpox or some other easily understood disease just to make it easier on me and also on them.โ€ - Jennifer Niven
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โ€œEating dinner at Steveโ€™s is a great experience, as long as...

โ€œEating dinner at Steveโ€™s is a great experience, as long as you get out before the local restaurants close.โ€ โ€” Rupert Murdoch, about the organic vegan food served at Steve Jobsโ€™ house
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The ambiguity of my training and experiences has exemplified a car...

The ambiguity of my training and experiences has exemplified a career of standards, procedures and guidelines, that I pursue today. As well to set a standpoint for future and ongoing feats and aspirations.
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In order to love who you...

In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you.
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"That is why no amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can erad...

"That is why no amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party that inflicted those bitter experiences on me. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin" - Nye Bevan, founder of the NHS
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"When one experiences truth, t...

"When one experiences truth, the madness of finding fault with others disappears." --S. N. Goenka
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100 years back: 1000's of experiences, 1 p...

100 years back: 1000's of experiences, 1 photo and no video. Now: 1 experience, 1000's of photos and 100's of videos. ~Infinite Radius
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"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge โ€” myth is more potent tha...

"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge โ€” myth is more potent than history โ€” dreams are more powerful than facts โ€” hope always triumphs over experience โ€” laughter is the cure for grief โ€” love is stronger than death. " -Robert Fulghum
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"Nostalgia is a liar and how it montages our best mem...

"Nostalgia is a liar and how it montages our best memories, while omitting our truths, and the truth is not every experience is meant to last forever." - Miles Carter
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"Genetics loads the gun, personality and psychology...

"Genetics loads the gun, personality and psychology aim it, and your experiences pull the trigger." - Jim Clemente, FBI behavioral analyst and criminal profiler
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"A good man will welcome every...

"A good man will welcome every experience the looms of fate may weave for him" โ€“ Marcus Aurelius
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"Technology is a way of organizi...

"Technology is a way of organizing the universe so that man doesn't have to experience it." โ€” Max Frisch
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โ€We choose our joys and ...

โ€We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.โ€ โ€”Kahlil Gibran
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We glean the sweetest le...

We glean the sweetest lessons from life's bitterest experiences. - Marc Donlevy
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โ€œBefore you're well known, you think, 'Oh, if you're famous, you're loved and adored.' T...

โ€œBefore you're well known, you think, 'Oh, if you're famous, you're loved and adored.' Then, when you really experience that attention and everyone cares what you're doing and wants pictures of you, it doesn't feel like a warm hug. It feels like an assault.โ€ โ€” Lisa Kudrow
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โ€œWhat experience and history teaches us is that people and ...

โ€œWhat experience and history teaches us is that people and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.โ€ โ€• Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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โ€œNo one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. This i...

โ€œNo one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. This is the true freedom: having the most important experience in the world without owning it.โ€ - Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes
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"As hard as we try, we canโ€™t replace the value...

"As hard as we try, we canโ€™t replace the value of experience. If knowledge were the only power, librarians would rule the world." -Antonio Centeno
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"Idealism is what precede...

"Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows." โ€” David T. Wolf
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"The best teacher is e...

"The best teacher is experience learned from failures. " -Byron Pulsifer
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"You may have something bad, but there is nothing that is truly the worst. ...

"You may have something bad, but there is nothing that is truly the worst. The worst is impossible to experience. Someone else may be experiencing a worse situation, and someone else an even worse, but its never truly the worst." -Me
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โ€œNeither you find nor experience ...

โ€œNeither you find nor experience peace without letting your mind think positively.โ€ โ€• Krishnendu Pramanick
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I approximated the Black Friday experience at ...

I approximated the Black Friday experience at home by hurling myself into a wall a number of times and then ordering online. .... Kumail Nanjiani
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"Life is not a problem t...

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had." - Alan Watts
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"I have learned from experience that a mod...

"I have learned from experience that a modicum of snuff can be most efficacious"... -Baron Hieronymus Carl Friedrich von Mรผnchhausen
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โ€œIf you havenโ€™t read hundreds of books, you are functionally illite...

โ€œIf you havenโ€™t read hundreds of books, you are functionally illiterate and you will be incompetent, because your personal experiences alone arenโ€™t broad enough to sustain you.โ€ - Jim Mattis, โ€œCall Sign Chaosโ€
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โ€œThe desire for more positive experience is itself a negati...

โ€œThe desire for more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of oneโ€™s negative experience is itself a positive experience.โ€ Mark Manson
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โ€œI write stories to fill up the s...

โ€œI write stories to fill up the solitude, but sometimes there are not enough experiences to tell.โ€ Aster.
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Life is not a problem to be...

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced - Soren Kierkegaard
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"In order to invent the airplane you m...

"In order to invent the airplane you must have at least a thousand yearsโ€™ experience dreaming of angels." --Arnold Rockman
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โ€œIt's only natural to feel lonely after the enjoya...

โ€œIt's only natural to feel lonely after the enjoyable moments pass. But as you experience new joys those feelings of sorrow will start to fade.โ€ โ€• Mizu Sahara
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โ€œYou know what a learning experience is? A learning ...

โ€œYou know what a learning experience is? A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.'โ€ โ€• Douglas Adams
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Never belittle a man who cri...

Never belittle a man who cries. Everyone experiences sadness at one points of their lives.
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If we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way theyโ€™re supposed to, wit...

If we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way theyโ€™re supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself.โ€ โ€“ Goldie Hawn
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Trying to build a life where you never e...

Trying to build a life where you never experience bad feelings is like building a ship that can't handle a storm. -Neil Strauss
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"Certainly all historical experience confirms that ma...

"Certainly all historical experience confirms that man would not have attained the possible unless time and again he had reached out for the impossible." - Max Weber
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"Experience is simpl...

"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes." - Oscar Wilde
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We are most alive and the closest to the meaning of our existence when we are most vulnerab...

We are most alive and the closest to the meaning of our existence when we are most vulnerable, when experience has humbled us and has cured the arrogance which, like a form of deafness, prevents us from hearing the lessons that this world teaches. ~Dean Koontz - Seize the Night.
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โ€œIf we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way theyโ€™re supposed to, wi...

โ€œIf we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way theyโ€™re supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself.โ€ โ€“ Goldie Hawn
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No poems are made from super...

No poems are made from superficial feelings and are made from their experiences of the poets
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The Majority lives in the perpetual practice of self-applause, and ...

The Majority lives in the perpetual practice of self-applause, and there are certain truths which the Americans can only learn from strangers or from experience - Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America.
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"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human value...

"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human valuesโ€”reconciling conflicts, sharing forgiveness and gratitude, deepening a sense of loving intimacy, and rising above our myopic experience of ourselves, our lives, and the world." โ€”Joseph Loizzo
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Experience had taught me that even ...

Experience had taught me that even the most precious memories fade with the passage of time. --- Nicholas Sparks
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We can gain great experience and training from our relationships with our...

We can gain great experience and training from our relationships with our enemies. It is in relation to enemies that we can primarily practice patience and tolerance and thus reduce the burden of anger and hatred. - Dalai Lama
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"The difficulty is that nobody understands what you ...

"The difficulty is that nobody understands what you mean until they stumble upon it in their own experience, and then remember what they were told." โ€”Harold Speed
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By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflectio...

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. / Confucius
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"The correct and obvious soluti...

"The correct and obvious solutions to the dilemmas we face today often lies in our past experiences."
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