Experience Quotes - Page 4

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
– Anonymous

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

Experience is no more transferable in morals than in art.
– Anonymous

It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience.
– Anonymous

Learning from experience is a faculty almost never practiced.
– Anonymous

Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.
– Anonymous

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

The object of living is work, experience, happiness.
– Henry Ford

Every dogma, every philosophic or theological creed, was at its inception a statement in terms of the intellect of a certain inner experience.
– Felix Adler

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.
– Edward Gibbon

Intuition is the very force or activity of the soul in its experience through whatever has been the experience of the soul itself.
– Henry Reed

Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
– Edith Wharton

If you want to understand democracy, spend less time in the library with Plato, and more time in the buses with people.
– Simeon Strunsky

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

The road to wisdom? Well, it’s plain and simple to express: Err and err and err again but less and less and less.
– Piet Hein

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

There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience.
– Laurence J. Peter

One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try.
– Aristotle

I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.
– Lou Holtz

I learned more about economics from one South Dakota dust storm than I did in all my years in college.
– Hubert Humphrey