Famous Quotes & Quotations About Experience:
A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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