Quotes: experience

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
  • Ansel Adams
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    In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
  • Aaron Neville
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    It's a 360-degree sound experience. Like you're in the middle of the band. A lot of people have the technology to play the format, so why not put it out there. It sounds great.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Spinoza Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    The many faces of intimacy: the Victorians could experience it through correspondence, but not through cohabitation; contemporary men and women can experience it through fornication, but not through friendship.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
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    My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.

  • An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
  • '50/50' is a comedy. I shouldn't say it's a buddy comedy because it's not farcical, and it's based on a true story, but it's viewing that experience through a very truthful lens of humour.
  • Carlton Cuse
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    'Brisco' was the first show I created, and of course, at the time I had no idea what a special experience it was because I didn't have a frame of reference. After it was over I was like, 'Damn. Shoot. That was something special.' I'm still upset that it got cancelled.
  • Bruce Cockburn
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    'Each One Lost' I wrote the day after I got home. My week in Afghanistan was a very short trip, but it was a powerful experience.
  • Carroll Quigley
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    ...controls on behavior shift from the intermediate levels of human experience (social, emotional and religious) to the lower (military and political) or to the upper (ideological). They become the externalized controls of a mature society: weapons, bureaucracies, material rewards, or ideology.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)