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77 Inspirational Sayings About Experience

Sayings About Experience




The only source of knowledge is experience.  (Albert Einstein)


You can’t create experience. You must undergo it.  (Albert Camu)


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


If you would know the road ahead, ask someone who has traveled it.  (Chinese Proverb)


Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.  (Rita Mae Brown)


Every Moment Is An Experience.  (Jake Roberts)


Turn your wounds into wisdom.  (Oprah Winfrey)


Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.  (Unknown)


No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.  (Heraclitus)


View life as a continuous learning experience.  (Denis Waitley)


Experience increases our wisdom but doesn’t reduce our follies.  (Josh Billings)


Listen to your elders advice. Not because they are always right, but because they have more experience of Being Wrong.  (Unknown)


The only source of knowledge is experience.  (Einstein)


Human beings hardly ever learn from the experience of others. They learn; when they do, which isn’t often, on their own, the hard way.  (Robert A. Heinlein)


Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.  (Paulo Coelho)


Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.  (Auguste Rodin)


Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.  (Aldous Huxley)


The experience of others adds to our knowledge, but not to our wisdom; that is dearer bought.  (Hosea Ballou)


I can fall into a depression just to experience something new.  (Unknown)


Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.     (Unknown)


Experience is the name everyone gives to his mistakes.  (Oscar Wilde)


We can teach from our experience, but we cannot teach experience.  (Sasha Azevedo)


Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.  (John Keats)


Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been.  (Josh Billings)


A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.  (James Joyce)


All knowledge hurts.  (Cassandra Clare)


The trouble with using experience as a guide is that the final exam often comes first and then the lesson.  (Unknown)

Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.  (Louis-Ferdinand Celine) 


We learn from failure, not from success!  (Bram Stoker)


Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.  (Roy T. Bennett)


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


Knowledge gained through experience is far superior and many times more useful than bookish knowledge.    (Mahatma Gandhi)


Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.  (Vince Lombardi)


One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.  (Unknown)


Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.  (Oscar Wilde)


Experience is a grindstone; and it is lucky for us, if we can get brightened by it, and not ground.  (Josh Billings)


Experience is a safe light to walk by, and he is not a rash man who expects to succeed in future from the same means which have secured it in times past.  (Wendell Phillips)


Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.  (Soren Kierkegaard)


The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller but one.  (George Herbert)


There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.  (Unknown)


The years teach much which the days never know.  (Ralph Waldo Emerson)


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


The more experiments you make the better.  (Ralph Waldo Emerso)


Experience teaches only the teachable.  (Aldous Huxley)


Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.  (George Bernard Shaw)


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


Two things control men’s nature, instinct and experience.  (Blaise Pascal)


Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.  (George Bernard Shaw)


The problem is that when you get it, you’re too damned old to do anything about it.  (Jimmy Connor)


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


We have two lives ,the one we learn with and the life we live after that.  (Bernard Malamud)


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)


Learn from your mistakes.  (Unknown)


Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.  (James Anthony Froude)


Mistakes are painful when they happen. But a few years later a collection of mistakes becomes experience, which leads to success.  (Unknown)


Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.  (Victoria Holt)


Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.  (Stan Smith)


Research into happiness suggests that a planned pleasant experience is more enjoyable than acquiring a physical object.  (Jenny Rogers)


Our time here on Earth is a learning experience and no one is exempt.  (Angela Agranoff)


There’s never a day that goes by that I don’t think about God. More than thinking, I experience the presence of God in most of my waking moments.  (Dr. Wayne)


Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.  (Vince Lombardi)


Humor is one of the cognitive strengths connecting our basic temperament and our lifetime experiences.  (Mary Kay Morrison)


One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.  (James Russell Lowell)


Life is short, the art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult.  (Hippocrates)


I really understand now that you can’t replace experience with talent.  (Sam Powell)


Customer Experience is the new advertising department.  (Max Kalehoff)


Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.  (Sai Baba)


We do not learn by experience, but by our capacity for experience.  (Buddha)


I am not a genius. I’m just a tremendous bundle of experience.  (Buckminster Fuller)


There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.  (Tom Krause)


Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, bu when there is nothing left to take away.  (Unknown)


Life is not a problem to be solved, nor a question to be answered. Life is a mystery to be experienced.  ( Alan Watts)


If experience was so important, we’d never have had anyone walk on the moon.  (Doug Rader)


 Everything is a once in a lifetime experience.  (Kobi Yamada) 


How well we communicate is determined not by how well we say things, but how well we are understood.  (Andrew Grove)


Where do new ideas come from? The answer is simple: differences. Creativity comes from unlikely juxtapositions.  (Nicholas Negroponte)


You don’t think your way to creative work. You work your way to creative thinking.  (George Nelson)