Experience

Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
- Tony Robbins
You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
- Harold S. Geneen
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
- Francis Bacon
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
- Salvador Dali
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
- Henry Miller
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.
- John Milton
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
- Denis Waitley
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
- Calvin Coolidge
The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
- Denis Waitley
When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
You learn from a conglomeration of the incredible past - whatever experience gotten in any way whatsoever.
- Bob Dylan
Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible.
- Ray Bradbury
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison
Love is an emotion that is based on an opinion of women that is impossible for those who have had any experience with them.
- H. L. Mencken
Women always excel men in that sort of wisdom which comes from experience. To be a woman is in itself a terrible experience.
- H. L. Mencken
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
- Alan Watts
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
- Emily Dickinson
Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own.
- Carl Jung
The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing.
- Rainer Maria Rilke
Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power.
- Leonardo da Vinci
Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society.
- Jack Kingston
The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.
- Sigmund Freud
If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.
- Emil Zatopek
The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
- Pope John Paul II
Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy.
- Karl Marx
From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
- Aldous Huxley
Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never escapes itself.
- T. S. Eliot
Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.
- Denis Waitley
In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body.
- Barbara de Angelis
The reward of suffering is experience.
- Harry S. Truman
I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.
- Marianne Williamson
Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice.
- Harry S. Truman
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
- Stephen Fry
Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters.
- Harry Callahan
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
- Minna Antrim
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
- Vernon Law
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
- Ansel Adams
In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
- Bertrand Russell
I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.
- Vincent Van Gogh
Life has a certain flavor for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
- John Stuart Mill
To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
- Saint Teresa of Avila
Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.
- Barbara de Angelis
Experience which was once claimed by the aged is now claimed exclusively by the young.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.
- Ram Dass
Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me.
- Albert Schweitzer
The only thing we have learnt from experience is that we learn nothing from experience.
- Chinua Achebe
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
- Benjamin Disraeli
When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
- Barbara de Angelis
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
- George Eliot
In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
- George Eliot
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find ourselves without experience, despite our years.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness.
- Carl Rogers
The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience.
- Milton Friedman
Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
- Greg Anderson
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