September 19, 2016

Experience Quotes

“Good judgment comes from experience, and experience – well, that comes from poor judgment.” – A. A. Milne
“Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.” – Aldous Huxley
“Experience teaches only the teachable.” – Aldous Huxley
“Experience is the name men give to their follies or their sorrows.” – Alfred de Musset
“it’s been my experience that most writers don’t talk about their craft–they just do it” – Alfred Lansing
“The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.” – Alice Walker
“My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.” – Allen Ginsberg
“Experience – the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.” – Ambrose Bierce
“Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.” – Ambrose Bierce
“Enthusiasm – a distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.” – Ambrose Bierce
“I say quotations are literary. They are good only when dealing with ideas, not with experience. Experience should be pure, unique.” – Anaïs Nin
“Experience teaches acceptance of the imperfect as life.” – Anaïs Nin
“No great amount of experience is required to discover that the greedy search for money or success will almost always lead men into unhappiness. Why? Because that kind of life makes them depend upon things outside themselves.” – André Maurois
“It is within the experience of everyone that when pleasure and pain reach a certain intensity they are indistinguishable.” – Arnold Bennett
“DOS is ugly and interferes with users’ experience.” – Bill Gates
“It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them, and work to get to know them a little, it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone.” – Bryant H. McGill
“All about us were people. Perhaps a hundred. Men. Experience had taught me that humans were cruelest when segregated by sex, and the cold feeling in the pit of my stomach became led. What had I let myself in for?” – C. S. Friedman
“What I like about experience is that it is such an honest thing. You may take any number of wrong turnings; but keep your eyes open and you will not be allowed to go very far before the warning signs appear. You may have deceived yourself, but experience is not trying to deceive you. The universe rings true wherever you fairly test it.” – C. S. Lewis
“From my experience, politicians are much more uncomfortable being made fun of than they are being preached at and screeched at – you know, and the soapbox routine. They’re much more uneasy knowing they’re a target of ridicule.” – Carl Hiaasen
“You never got what you wanted; you just learned to get by without it.” – Celeste Ng
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