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270 Experience Quotes That Will Help You Have The Most Amazing Experience Ever

270 Inspirational Quotes On Experience

Top 10 Experience Quotes

“I didn’t have a teenage or early-20s experience that was free and without worry. I missed the screw-everything, have-a-good-time phase.” – Sandra Bullock

“Words without experience are meaningless.” – Vladimir Nabokov

“Every experience makes you grow.”

“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” – Terry Pratchett

“A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar.” – Stephen King

“Every experience, good or bad, is a priceless collector’s item.” – Isaac Marion

“The ego relies on the familiar. It is reluctant to experience the unknown, which is they very essence of life.” – Deepak Chopra

“Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers.” – Socrates

“Long experience has taught me this about the status of mankind with regard to matters requiring thought: the less people know and understand about them, the more positively they attempt to argue concerning them, while on the other hand to know and understand a multitude of things renders men cautious in passing judgment upon anything new.” – Galileo Galilei

“Experience teaches only the teachable.” – Aldous Huxley

Life Experience Quotes

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“The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of life, the clearer we should see through it.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

“There are some things you have to experience to understand.”

“The easiest way to be reborn is to live and feel life every day.” – Munia Khan

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale

“Sometimes it’s the mistakes that turn out to be the best parts of life.” – Carrie Ryan

“Life is a tapestry woven by the decisions we make.” – Serrilyn Kenyon

“Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.” – James Joyce

“It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest.” – Walter Anderson

“Whatever life throws at me, I’ll take with a smile upon my face and Nirvana’s ‘Bleach’ on the stereo.” – Mark R. Faulkner

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children or men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller

“What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.” – Isadora Duncan

“We don’t read novels to have an experience like life. Heck, we’re living lives, complete with all the incompleteness. We turn to fiction to have an author assure us that it means something.” – Orson Scott Card

“My family didn’t have money to travel, so reading was how I knew about the world. It made me hungry to have more experiences than just what I could possibly experience in Arkansas.” – Mary Steenburgen

“Life is about experience… you can’t hold onto everything.” – Sarah Addison Allen

“The past is never the past. It is always present. And you better reckon with it in your life and in your daily experience, or it will get you. It will get you really bad.” – Bruce Springsteen

“My mom was always really healthy and cautious about her diet, so I’m not a big sugar guy.” – Paul Walker

“I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.” – Thomas Carlyle

“Me and my buddies are all like brothers. So it’s okay for us to say ‘I love you’ or whatever. It’s always cool. I think that comes from my dad. That’s just the way he always was.” – Paul Walker

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.” – Vincent van Gogh

“I quite enjoy the lines on my forehead because they show my life. That’s my history and I like to see that in other people. Like this wrinkle is due to some girl who broke my heart. I don’t want to escape it in any way.” – Michael Fassbender

“Life is a compromise of what your ego wants to do, what experience tells you to do, and what your nerves let you do.” – Walter Bagehot

“I live by ‘Go big or go home.’ That’s with everything. It’s like either commit and go for it or don’t do it at all. I apply that to everything. I apply that to relationships, I apply that to like sports, I apply that to everything. That’s what I live by. That’s how I like it.” – Paul Walker

“The wisdom and experience of older people is a resource of inestimable worth. Recognizing and treasuring the contributions of older people is essential to the long-term flourishing of any society.” – Daisaku Ikeda

“I regard (parenting) as the hardest, most complicated, anxiety-ridden, sweat-and-blood-producing job in the world. Succeeding requires the ultimate in patience, common sense, commitment, humor, tact, love, wisdom, awareness, and knowledge. At the same time, it holds the possibility for the most rewarding, joyous experience of a lifetime, namely, that of being successful guides to a new and unique human being.” – Virginia Satir

“In the past I had to deal with issues that hit me as a younger man. As a man who wasn’t married who didn’t really have the experience that I have now. Today I’m a different guy.” – Nas

“I can cook, but I also want everything to look beautiful on the plate – then I get upset when people eat it. Everyone just tears through it, and that makes me sad. It’s not a rewarding experience for me to cook.” – Megan Fox

“Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don’t know you’re having one until you’re right in the middle of it.” – EA Bucchianeri

“If you believe it’ll work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you don’t believe it’ll work out, you’ll see obstacles.” – Wayne Dyer

“Fill your life with experiences. Not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.”

“A mature soul filled with scars of life experiences.” – Toba Beta

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Life is spectacular. Forget the dark things. Take a drink and let time wash them away to where ever time washes away to.” – Tim Tharp

“I really do love Diana Ross; I grew up listening to her records. I grew up in a little town in Mexico, so while we got the music, we never got the experience of watching her.” – Salma Hayek

“Life is just like a voyage where the waves of time push us forward.” – Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury

“My dad took me to my first movie. It was ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ in 1952, a movie of such scale it was actually a traumatic experience.” – Steven Spielberg

“All right, let’s get to work again!-This is the spirit of people of genuine substance. Those who avoid hard work or neglect the things they have to do, who just while away their time, eating, sleeping, playing, watching television-such individuals will never experience true happiness, satisfaction or joy.” – Daisaku Ikeda

“Life is a journey with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy.”

“My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you’re lucky.” – Alan Moore

“The circumstances surrounding your birth is not as important as the opportunity to live life.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not on our circumstances.” – Martha Washington

“Don’t quit yet, the worst moments are usually followed by the most beautiful silver linings. You have to stay strong, remember to keep your head up and remain hopeful.”

“We shared. Parents. Home. Pets. Celebrations. Catastrophes. Secrets. And the threads of our experience became so interwoven that we are linked. I can never be utterly lonely, knowing you share the planet.” – Pam Brown

“I used to think I knew what was right and what was wrong, and who the good guys are, and who the bad guys are. Then the world got very gray, and I didn’t know anything for a long time.” – Laurell K Hamilton

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

Customer Experience Quotes

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“I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay

“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington

“Every experience in your life is being orchestrated to teach you something you need to know to move forward.” – Brian Tracy

“Everything else you see and experience in this world is effect, and that includes your feelings. The cause is always your thoughts.” – Rhonda Byrne

“The dream is to have it all. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? Live this life, that life, this life, you know? You only live one time – I want to get it all in.” – Paul Walker

“Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.” – Woody Allen

“Life is not made up of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, but of moments. You must experience each one before you can appreciate it.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

“My motto is, you have to get in a sport a day.” – Paul Walker

“There’s a lot of guys that just get comfortable with their positions and rest on their laurels. I had to earn my way.” – Paul Walker

“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.” – Ansel Adams

“If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.” – Agelina Jolie

“We had the experience but missed the meaning. And approach to the meaning restores the experience in a different form.” – T S Eliot

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

“Music was an experience, intimately married to your life. You could pay to hear music, but after you did, it was over, gone – a memory.” – David Byrne

“No sense of the irony of human experience, that we are the highest form of life on earth, and yet ineffably sad because we know what no other animal knows, that we must die.” – Don DeLillo

“It’s my experience that you really can’t lose when you try the truth.” – Sharon Stone

“Unsuccessful people make their decisions based on their current situations. Successful people make their decisions based on where they want to be.” – Benjamin Hardy

“The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.” – William Osler

“The price of a memory, is the memory of the sorrow it brings.” – Pittacus Lore

New Experience Quotes

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“You don’t need to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Bitcoin is the most important invention in the history of the world since the Internet.” – Roger Ver

“Think of Bitcoin as a bank account in the cloud, and it’s completely decentralized: not the Swiss government, not the American government. It’s all the participants in the network enforcing.” – Naval Ravikant

“I do think Bitcoin is the first [encrypted money] that has the potential to do something like change the world.” – Peter Thiel

“Bitcoin woke us all up to a new way to pay, and culturally, I think a much larger percentage of us have become accustomed to the idea that money no longer comes with the friction it once had.” – John Battelle

“Bitcoin is absolutely the Wild West of finance, and thank goodness. It represents a whole legion of adventurers and entrepreneurs, of risk takers, inventors, and problem solvers. It is the frontier. Huge amounts of wealth will be created and destroyed as this new landscape is mapped out.” – Erik Voorhees

“Bitcoin is a very exciting development, it might lead to a world currency. I think over the next decade it will grow to become one of the most important ways to pay for things and transfer assets.” – Kim Dotcom

“Bitcoin is amazingly transformative because it’s the first time in the entire history of the world in which anybody can now send or receive any amount of money, with anyone else, anywhere on the planet, without having to ask permission from any bank or government.” – Roger Ver

“With great ideas come great changes. Bitcoin’s that.” – Cameron Winklevoss

“I think that the future of currency is digital, and Bitcoin has a good shot at being the currency of the future.” – Adam Draper

“If we remember, fifteen years ago if you were doing anything on the internet you were going to make millions. I think it could be the same with Bitcoin.” – Jared Kenna

“Change is our chance to experience the new, to identify additional options and generate different opportunities.” – Barbara Lucas

“Just as it got easier to use email, it will be easier to use Bitcoin as people invest in it and become more familiar with it.” – Gavin Andresen

“You can’t stop things like Bitcoin. It will be everywhere and the world will have to readjust. World governments will have to readjust.” – John McAfee

“You really want some natural way for people to get Bitcoins, as part of their paycheck or some other activity so they can turn around and spend them. It’s much better if the Bitcoin economy is a self-contained thing.” – Gavin Andresen

“I describe Bitcoin as a digital version of gold, eGold.” – Arif Naseem

“A new experience can be extremely pleasurable, or extremely irritating, or somewhere in between, and you never know until you try it out.” – Lemony Snicket

“We see Bitcoin as potentially the greatest social network of all.” – Tyler Winklevoss

“The main event isn’t Bitcoin. It’s using the blockchain to disrupt other industries and Wall Street.” – Patrick M. Byrne

“The ability to easily buy and sell Bitcoin has been a really key factor in accelerating Bitcoin adoption.” – Fred Ehrsam

“Bitcoin, and the ideas behind it, will be a disruptor to the traditional notions of currency. In the end, currency will be better for it.” – Edmund C. Moy

“People have made fortunes off Bitcoin, some have lost money. It is volatile, but people make money off of volatility too.” – Richard Branson

“Bitcoin was created to serve a highly political intent. A free and uncensored network where all can participate with equal access.” – Amir Takki

“When I first heard about Bitcoin, I thought it was impossible. How can you have a purely digital currency? Can’t I just copy your hard drive and have your Bitcoin? I didn’t understand how that could be done, and then I looked into it and it was brilliant.” – Jeff Garzik

“The divine line ‘Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency is for criminals’ is a cunning defensive strategy created by so called traditional financial services sector.” – Mohith Agadi

“Bitcoin, in the short or even long term, may turn out be a good investment in the same way that anything that is rare can be considered valuable. Like baseball cards. Or a Picasso.” – Andrew Ross Sorkin

“Bitcoin never sleeps. We need to move quickly and grow quickly and do everything sooner rather than later.” – Roger Ver

“Blockchain is the tech. Bitcoin is merely the first mainstream manifestation of its potential.” – Marc Kenigsberg

“I have invested in Bitcoin because I believe in its potential, the capacity it has to transform global payments is very exciting.” – Richard Branson

“Bitcoin is here to stay.” – Roger Ver

“There may be other currencies like it that may be even better. But in the meantime, there’s a big industry around Bitcoin.” – Richard Branson

“Bitcoin is really a fascinating example of how human beings create value, and is not always rational, it is not a rational currency in that case.” – Alan Greenspan

“Bitcoin is going to change the world from a money transactional standpoint, not just for Africa, but for everywhere.” – Akon

“At its core, Bitcoin is smart currency designed by very forward-thinking engineers. It eliminates the need for banks, gets rid of credit card fees, currency exchange fees, money transfer fees, and reduces the need for lawyers in transitions, all good things.” – Peter Diamandis

“I can tell you from experience that when you get that pent-up and crazed, it can be distracting.” – John McEnroe

“My own experience is use the tools that are out there. Use the digital world. But never lose sight of the need to reach out and talk to other people who don’t share your view. Listen to them and see if you can find a way to compromise.” – Colin Powell

“Every informed person needs to know about Bitcoin because it might be one of the world’s most important developments.” – Leon Luow

“Bitcoin actually has the balance and incentives right, and that is why it is starting to take off.” – Julian Assange

“Nothing will create more millionaires than bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.”

“Sometimes people count their chickens before they hatch.” – Paul Walker

“Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is more intellectual play.” – Immanuel Kant

“I think the fact that within the Bitcoin universe an algorithm replaces the function of the government, is actually pretty cool.” – Al Gore

“Bitcoin will hit thousands of dollars per coin, because it’s worth at least that much, or it’s worth zero.” – Erik Voorhees

“Bitcoin is a remarkable cryptographic achievement and the ability to create something that is not duplicable in the digital world has enormous value.” – Eric Schmidt

“Bitcoin is cash with wings.” – Charlie Shrem

Bad Experience Quotes

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“So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance.” – Isadora Duncan

“The best lessons I ever learned in life came from the worst experiences in my life.”

“You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.”

“By definition, you have to live until you die. Better to make that life as complete and enjoyable an experience as possible, in case death is shite, which I suspect it will be.” – Irvine Welsh

“In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and to the young, it comes with bitterest agony because it takes them unawares. I have had experience enough to know what I say.” – Benjamin Lincoln

“Good judgment comes from experience, and experience – well, that comes from poor judgment.” – A. A. Milne

“Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde

“Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. Don’t waste your pain; use it to help others.” – Rick Warren

“It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.” – Ram Dass

“Focus on making yourself better, not on thinking that you are better.” – Bohdi Sanders

“Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another.” – W. H. Auden

“Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.” – William Faulkner

“The entertainment industry is pretty nuts, and having had that experience outside of it and going to university has really made a big difference. It’s important to me to feel like I have my own life.” – Emma Watson

“Experience is the name so many people give to their mistakes.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it… don’t allow his anger to become your anger.” – Bohdi Sanders

“The train system in India is chaotic and fun – it’s the best way to see the landscape. Being in with all the families and also being the odd animal is a colourful experience you’ll never forget.” – Natalie Dormer

Work Experience Quotes

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“The only source of knowledge is experience.” – Albert Einstein

“To ‘choose’ dogma and faith over doubt and experience is to throw out the ripening vintage and to reach greedily for the Kool-Aid.” – Christopher Hitchens

“The thing we learned the most with the Xbox is the Xbox Live experience.” – Satya Nadella

“Bitcoin is one of the most viral concepts I’ve ever encountered.” – Barry Silbert

“Not feeling is no replacement for reality. Your problems today are still your problems tomorrow.” – Larry Michael Dredla

“Obviously an actor draws on his own experience.” – Christopher Walken

“I’m one of those people that think certain things happen at certain times for all the right reasons.” – Paul Walker

“Concentration is inspiration. You must be completely overtaken by your work and your subject. Only then do all your influences and experience come up to the surface.” – Cesar Chavez

“The law is simple. Every experience is repeated or suffered till you experience it properly and fully the first time.” – Ben Okri

“We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.” – John Dewey

“Good judgement comes from bad experience. Unfortunately, most of that comes from bad judgement.” – Jill Shalvis

“My burden is my purpose. Without it, I wouldn’t be.” – Solange Nicole

“Magic to me is you make a movie and it’s all great and it clicks, and at the end of the day you feel like you’re having an experience that is positive and that you’re learning from.” – Julia Roberts

“One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.” – James Russell Lowell

“Being shoved into the top-40 scene was an unusual experience. It was great I’d become accessible to a huge audience but not terribly fulfilling.” – David Bowie

“Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” – George Carlin

“If you play with people who are better than you, then you get better.” – Paul Walker

“Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger, portion of truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“My philosophy is: If you can’t have fun, there’s no sense in doing it.” – Paul Walker

“What I find really difficult is making career decisions. Normally it will take me two weeks, until the very last minute and I have to say yes or no. For a couple of weeks, I will tune everyone out who is giving me advice, so that I can make a clear decision on my own and it takes time.” – Paul Walker

“There’s a time and place for everything, but as I get older, I like finding those human moments and really connecting. Maybe I’m not as cool as I once was.” – Paul Walker

“In my experience, it is rarer to find a really happy person in a circle of millionaires than among vagabonds.” – Thor Heyerdahl

“Like the Internet, Bitcoin will change the way people interact and do business around the world.” – Erik Voorhees

“We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” – TS Eliot

“I look at people in certain circumstances, and I fall into caretaker mode real quick, real easy. I like to shoulder people up and carry them along, and then I end up creating some kind of dependency. I enable. It’s really, really hard for me.” – Paul Walker

“Every life is different because you passed this way and touched history.” – Barbara Kingsolver

“Bitcoin is a technological tour de force.” – Bill Gates

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” – Carl Gustav Jung

“It’s not about working anymore, its about doing work I can be proud of.” – Paul Walker

“Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones.”

“I am going to continue to work hard, but I do not take it too seriously, I just do what feels right and I really want to have a good time.” – Paul Walker

“To have the privileged position of being the guy who is responsible for shaping the entire experience for an audience as opposed to being just one instrument in that orchestra, being an actor, it’s all-encompassing.” – Jason Bateman

“Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.” – Abigail Adams

“All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation, the wonder of science, scientific ways of thinking, and the history of scientific ideas, rather than laboratory experience.” – Richard Dawkins

“The only thing standing in the way between you and your goal is the story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” – Jordan Belfort

Good Experience Quotes

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“Our most emotionally active life is lived in our dreams, and our cells renew themselves most industriously in sleep. We reach highest in meditation, and farthest in prayer. In stillness every human being is great; he is free from the experience of hostility; he is a poet, and most like an angel.” – Leonard Bernstein

“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” – Chantal Sutherland

“Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer.” – Randy Pausch

“I think journaling is an important, intrinsic experience, and a lot of us don’t spend enough time on it.” – Goldie Hawn

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

“All your life you’re yellow. Then one day, you brush up against something blue, the barest touch, and voila, the rest of your life you’re green.” – Tess Callahan

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.” – Albert Einstein

“Self dedication is a spiritual experience.” – Cesar Chavez

“I’ve never been interested or particularly good at censoring my experience.” – Claire Danes

“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” – Mark Twain

“Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.” – Aldous Huxley

“Go for it. No matter how it ends, it was an experience.”

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

“Music is such an incredibly affecting part of any movie-going experience, and it just… it shapes your whole experience.” – Jason Bateman

“Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.” – Niccolò Machiavelli

“I have friends that are super talented, that are far more talented than I am in certain areas, but it just doesn’t happen for them. Sometimes you feel guilty for your success because you know people who deserve it way more.” – Paul Walker

“When you put good will out there, it’s amazing what can be accomplished.” – Paul Walker

“We are all rich and ignore the buried fact of accumulated wisdom.” – Ray Bradbury

“If you don’t feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated.” – Paul F Davis

“Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to be a marine biologist. As you go through the grind and the distraction of a career, it’s easy to lose sight of your dreams.” – Paul Walker

“You have to make smart decisions, but you never know what will happen in the future.” – Paul Walker

“A positive frame of mind will definitely enhance your travelling experience. If I’m not in a positive frame of mind then the whole thing definitely becomes more of a challenge for me.” – Andrea Bocelli

“Experience is a lesson of the past to lessen the burden of the future.” – Michael Sage

“My image had always been very heterosexual, very straight. So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights.” – Bruce Springsteen

“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” – Malala Yousafzai

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali

“When you get to experience something that is outside of your reality, it changes you.” – Gisele Bündchen

“The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.” – William Blake

“The hero of the book does long to experience God. But his conception of God is very western.” – Orhan Pamuk

“I’ve had an experience through music that has touched almost every part of me. It educated me in ways that I didn’t get educated in school. So we try to lay on a bit of that, through being funny, being serious, playing hard.” – Bruce Springsteen

“Every grain of experience is food for the greedy growing soul of the artist.” – Anthony Burgess

“I walked a mile with Pleasure; She chatted all the way; But left me none the wiser for all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow; And ne’er a word said she; But, oh! The things I learned from her, when Sorrow walked with me.” – Robert Browning Hamilton

“Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.” – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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

Unforgettable Experience Quotes

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“You know, all that really matters is that the people you love are happy and healthy. Everything else is just sprinkles on the sundae.” – Paul Walker

“I’m not afraid of anything. That’s just the way I am.” – Paul Walker

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln

“You feel your strength in the experience of pain.” – Jim Morrison

“Write your own book instead of reading someone else’s book about success.” – Herb Brooks

“I’m a doer, and whether it was the tsunami in Sri Lanka or the earthquake in Indonesia, I was always saying, ‘I should be there; I should be helping out.’” – Paul Walker

“Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.” – Anton Chekhov

“I write the black experience in America, and contained within that experience, because it is a human experience, are all the universalities.” – August Wilson

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

“I don’t have much experience, but the few times when I would go on a date with a girl – like when I was 12 – there was a lot of sharing, and a lot of talking, and a lot of asking how I am. They thought we were dating, and I was sort of hoping to meet their brothers.” – Anderson Cooper

“The formula of life is simple. It is the formula of giving—giving courage, attention, peace, love and comfort to yourself and the society.” – Amit Ray

“That’s one thing about Hollywood. People don’t always want what’s real. People always want a little more. So for me, it’s a compromise. Here you go, that hyper-reality.” – Paul Walker

“Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.” – John Keats

“True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.” – Oprah Winfrey

“I’ve always been one foot in, one foot out of this game because I’m not comfortable with being on the pedestal or the poster. That’s just not who I am. I’m more like the grunt. I want to be the guy behind the guy.” – Paul Walker

“Sometimes the hurdles aren’t really hurdles at all. They’re welcome challenges, tests.” – Paul Walker

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” – Roy T. Bennett

“I’m extemely competitive, so when people start counting me out or trying to categorise me, I sorta get hungry.” – Paul Walker

“The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience.” – Michael Palin

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

“I think most people have that out of body experience when they win the Oscar.” – Sandra Bullock

“Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.”

“Going out and playing football or baseball with the boys, when I was a tomboy, was a great way to learn about winning and losing, and most girls didn’t have that experience.” – Hillary Clinton

“It is a pity that, as one gradually gains experience, one loses one’s youth.” – Vincent van Gogh

Experience Is The Best Teacher Quotes

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“One learns from books and example only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things.” – Frank Herbert

“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

“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

“Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions.” – Rita Mae Brown

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo Da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others.” – William Faulkner

“Train your mind to see the good in everything.” – Paul Walker

“We live not only in a world of thoughts, but also in a world of things. Words without experience are meaningless.” – Vladimir Nabokov

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay Ash

“If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed.” – Ernest Hemingway

“View life as a continuous learning experience.” – Denis Waitley

“God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way.” – C. S. Lewis

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

“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for doing it.” – Katherine Whitehorn

“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.” – Thomas Paine

“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” – Paulo Coelho

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote

“Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.” – Angela Carter

“Experience is the teacher of all things.” – Julius Caesar

“Every new experience brings its own maturity and a greater clarity of vision.” – Indira Gandhi

“Learn from every mistake, because every experience particularly your mistakes, are there to teach you and force you into being more of who you are.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.” – Heinrich Heine

“We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Wisdom is the reward for surviving our own stupidity.” – Brian Rathbone

“If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.” – Henry Ford

“It seems to me now that the plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don’t need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.” – Nick Hornby

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Experience is the best teacher.” – Proverb

“Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside.” – Karl Kraus

“Learning from experience is a faculty almost never practised.” – Barbara W. Tuchman

“You need to screw up to learn. You need to experience to create greatness.” – Laurie Faria Stolarz

“I did ‘Beetlejuice,’ and it was a big movie, but it didn’t help my high-school experience. In fact, it made it worse. I was a freak and a witch.” – Winona Ryder

“I feel like every time a door is opened by science, suddenly there are a hundred doors that need to get opened. That’s what makes it an everlasting, interesting experience to go through.” – Arnold Vinick

“You can’t create experience, you undergo it.” – Albert Camus

“I didn’t fail. It was a learning experience.”

“If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.” – Elon Musk

“Experience is a cruel teacher. It gives a test before presenting the lesson.”

“People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.” – Paulo Coelho

“Experience can’t be taught.”

Originally published October 13, 2021, updated October 22, 2021

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