Experience - Quotes

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

Henry Ford

Experience is what you get when you didn`t get what you wanted.

Randy Pausch

Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.

Woody Allen

Given (...) that two truths can never contradict each other, the task of wise interpreters is to strive to find the true meanings of scriptural passages agreeing with those physical conclusions of which we are already certain and sure from clear sensory experience or from necessary demonstrations.

Galileo Galilei

Just as one wouldn`t draw a lasting conclusion about oneself on the basis of a brief experience of indigestion, one needn`t do so on the basis of how one has thought or behaved for vast stretches of time in the past. A creative change of inputs to the system - learning new skills, forming new relationships, adopting new habits of attention - may radically transform one`s life.

Sam Harris

The older golfer can hit the ball as far as the young one. He chips and putts equally well. And will probably have a better knowledge of the course. So why does he take the extra stroke that denies him victory? Experience. He knows the downside, what happens if it goes wrong, which makes him more cautious. The young player is either ignorant or reckless to caution. That is his edge. It is the same with all of us. Knowledge makes us play safe. The secret is to stay childish.

Paul Arden

The word media, after all, comes from the Latin for "middle layer." It sits between us and the world; the core bargain is that it will connect us to what's happening but at the price of direct experience.

Eli Pariser

It’s a cliché, but the experience of walking in the other side’s shoes does seem to be the best way to understand their point of view.

Leonard Mlodinow

Experience teaches, [...] that there is no such thing as a thought experiment so clearly presented that no philosopher can misinterpret it.

Daniel Dennett

Religious structure often dilutes the spiritual experience.

Steve Maraboli

Those who are successful give credit to their mistakes and give them a polished new name, experience.

Steve Maraboli

I think to be a well-rounded person, you have to experience good and bad, wonderful moments and pain. You need to meet people who have no exposure to kindness, who lack any opportunity and have no way out - like the homeless, the mentally ill - and you`ve got to learn empathy for them.

Adrien Brody

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.

Pete Seeger

In the long run nothing can withstand reason and experience, and the contradiction religion offers to both is only too palpable.

Sigmund Freud

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

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