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Experience Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Experience:

A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
~ Colette.

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
~ Herb Caen.

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

All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
~ Georges Clemenceau.

Axioms in philosophy are not axioms until they are proved upon our pulses: We read fine things but never feel them to the full until we have gone the same steps as the Author.
~ John Keats.

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.

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
~ Andre Gide, Le traite du Narcisse, 1891.

Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.
~ Proverb.

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes, Texts and Pretexts, 1932.

Experience is the name everyone gives to his mistakes.
~ Oscar Wilde Quotes, Lady Windemere's Fan, 1896.

Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones.
~ Author Unknown.

Experience is what you got by not having it when you need it.
~ Author Unknown.

Experience makes more timid men than it does wise ones.
~ Josh Billings Quotes.

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.
~ Chinese Proverb.

God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
~ Elbert Hubbard Quotes.

Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
~ Rita Mae Brown.

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, Last Chance to See.

I learned more about economics from one South Dakota dust storm than I did in all my years in college.
~ Hubert Humphrey, Speech, 1960.

In youth we learn; in age we understand.
~ Marie Ebner-Eschenbach.

Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.
~ David T. Wolf Quotes.

If experience was so important, we'd never have had anyone walk on the moon.
~ Doug Rader.

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.
~ Abigail Van Buren.

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

Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won't have time to make them all yourself.
~ Alfred Sheinwold.

Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward.
~ Soren Kierkegaard.

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