Quotes by experience

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  • Greg Anderson
    Greg Anderson
    American author 1964-
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    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.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
    Denis Waitley
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    Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    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
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    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
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
    James Baldwin
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    An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
  • Joseph Roux
    Joseph Roux
    French cartografist 1725-1793
    Joseph Roux
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    Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
    Douglas Adams
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    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.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.
  • David Mamet
    David Mamet
    American Playwright 1947-
    David Mamet
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    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
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
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