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    A. E. Housman

    Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.

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    Wallis Simpson

    A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience.

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    Karl Kraus

    Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.

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    Soren Kierkegaard

    Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.

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    Alfred Lord Tennyson

    All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.

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    C. S. Lewis

    Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.

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    A. R. Ammons

    Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience.

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    Albert Einstein

    The only source of knowledge is experience.

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    Louise L. Hay

    We are each responsible for all of our experiences.

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    Henry B. Adams

    All experience is an arch, to build upon.

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    Sanford I. Weill

    I think we are a product of all our experiences.

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    Immanuel Kant

    Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

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    John Keats

    Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.

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    Jake Roberts

    Every moment is an experience.

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    Franklin P. Jones

    Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

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    Aldous Huxley

    Experience teaches only the teachable.

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    John Stuart Mill

    There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.

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    Albert Camus

    You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.

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    Albert Camus

    When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.

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    Flannery O'Connor

    Conviction without experience makes for harshness.

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    Amy Grant

    There's a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It's impossible to be mature without having lived.

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    John Ruskin

    Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.

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    John Frusciante

    The main thing experience has taught me is that one has to sort of hone their relationship to time, you know.

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    Joseph Roux

    Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.

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    M. Scott Peck

    Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

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    John W. Gardner

    Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

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    Don Marquis

    An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.

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    Josh Billings

    There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.

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    Alice Walker

    The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.

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    Ambrose Bierce

    Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.

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    William Osler

    The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.

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    Jim Hodges

    Color is an intense experience on its own.

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    Walter Wriston

    Judgment comes from experience - and experience comes from bad judgment.

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    Mark Twain

    A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.

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    Oscar Wilde

    Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.

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    Andre Gide

    Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

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    Heinrich Heine

    Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.

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    Alphonse de Lamartine

    Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.

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    Georges Clemenceau

    All that I know I learned after I was thirty.

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    John Legend

    Experience is a great teacher.

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    Abigail Van Buren

    If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.

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    Jan Peter Balkenende

    Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our values are and how great the mission they represent.

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    Rita Mae Brown

    Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.

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    Oscar Wilde

    Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

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    Walter Pater

    Not the fruit of experience, but experience itself, is the end.

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    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

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    Ally Sheedy

    My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings, if not with what I went through to learn.

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    Abraham Lincoln

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

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    Clarence Day

    Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.

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    Frank McCourt

    The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.

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    Auguste Rodin

    Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.

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    Agnetha Faltskog

    My path has not been determined. I shall have more experiences and pass many more milestones.

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    Pete Seeger

    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.

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    Fred Brooks

    Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment.

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    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

    We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.

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    Samuel Butler

    Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

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    Henry James

    Deep experience is never peaceful.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    The years teach much which the days never know.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

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    Randolph Bourne

    Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.

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    Albert Bandura

    Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience.

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    Douglas Adams

    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.

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    Ralph Marston

    Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.

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    Isadora Duncan

    What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.

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    Julius Caesar

    Experience is the teacher of all things.

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    Sai Baba

    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.

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