Quotes by experience
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American author 1964-
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.
American humorist 1815-1885
Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.
American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
American writer 1924-1987
An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
French cartografist 1725-1793
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
British science-fiction writer 1952-
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.
American president 1872-1933
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face 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.
Irish writer 1854-1900
My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.
American Playwright 1947-
A dramatic experience concerned with the mundane may inform but it cannot release; and one concerned essentially with the aesthetic politics of its creators may divert or anger, but it cannot enlighten.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-1894
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
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