Experience

Whenever something happens that makes me laugh or if I remember something in the middle of the night that I want to share, I jot the experience down.
- Tori Spelling
I believe that being an actress or being involved in a movie has to be a life experience, otherwise why go for it? I have to change me, and I have to learn things, and I have to push me and my limits. By acting, I find a freedom inside of a prison in a way.
- Juliette Binoche
When a novel has 200,000 words, then it is possible for the reader to experience 200,000 delights, and to turn back to the first page of the book and experience them all over again, perhaps more intensely.
- Jane Smiley
Acting can be a narrow and isolated experience, because you only examine your particular part.
- Damian Lewis
I enjoy writing but I much prefer the experience of having written.
- Fareed Zakaria
I was quite able at the insignificant work I did in MI6, but absolutely dysfunctional in my domestic life. I had no experience of fatherhood. I had no example of marital bliss or the family unit.
- John le Carre
My Marine experience helped shape who I am now personally and professionally, and I am grateful for that on an almost daily basis.
- Jim Lehrer
A lot of people seem to feel that joy is only the most intense version of pleasure, arrived at by the same road - you simply have to go a little further down the track. That has not been my experience.
- Zadie Smith
Work is a substitute religious experience for many workaholics.
- Mary Daly
There are people who never experience that, who remain closed until death, from fear of change.
- Isabelle Adjani
A commitment to human rights cannot be fostered simply through the transmission of knowledge. Action and experience play a crucial role in the learning process.
- Daisaku Ikeda
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
One of the things in the back of my mind is that, after my sports experience, I never want to be, totally consumed by any one endeavor, other than my family life.
- Julius Erving
The experience of being cared for is profound, and it nourishes the soul as much as the food does the body.
- Mariska Hargitay
I discovered early on that some performers live their life in order to act, so all their relationships are simply an experience that they can feed back into their work. Which I find vampiric.
- Cate Blanchett
My worst hair experience was when I was trying to relax my hair and my grandmother did it. It went all straight and I looked like a black Bee Gee.
- Jamie Foxx
One of the things that is assumed about actors is that they are extrovert, which is almost never the case, in my experience.
- Bill Nighy
In the United States, we spend millions of dollars on sports because it promotes teamwork, discipline, and the experience of learning to make great progress in small increments. Learning to play music does all this and more.
- Linda Ronstadt
And it was a great experience, you know, to travel the world and compete at a certain level. It teaches you discipline, focus, and certainly keeps you out of trouble.
- Jason Statham
Books have always helped me make sense of things. With any life experience, you can find someone who has documented it in a poetic way.
- Kate Beckinsale
Experience never errs; it is only your judgments that err by promising themselves effects such as are not caused by your experiments.
- Leonardo DaVinci
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