Quotes: experience

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  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud.
  • David Mamet
    David Mamet
    American Playwright 1947-
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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.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
  • Aslan Maskhadov
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    A foreign ideology cannot be introduced into Chechnya - were it through an Arab or al-Qaeda. Our experience is rich and long enough for us to be Muslims and know what jihad is.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    A liberal: someone who thinks he knows more about your experience than you do.
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
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    A lot of the material is about the inevitable disappointment people feel as they move through life, and things don't feel the way they expect. No experience will ever match up to the idealized version in your mind.
    Source: The Meaning Of Life
  • Ben Schnetzer
    Ben Schnetzer
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    A lot of times, when you're seeing something that you've done, you're thinking about the experience you had making it, not about the experience of the product.
  • Beryl Markham
    Beryl Markham
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    A lovely horse is always an experience.... It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words.
  • Paul Bourget
    Paul Bourget
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    A proof that experience is of no use, is that the end of one love does not prevent us from beginning another.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
  • Ben Elliot
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    A quintessential experience is to raft the Rio Grande through the Blue Mountains, stopping off at waterfalls and having picnics of barbecued fish.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.
  • Carly Fiorina
    Carly Fiorina
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    A woman's experience is different from a man's in virtually every respect, including how she is treated by the media.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
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    About six months ago, I listened to Siamese Dream. That was the first time I'd ever really heard my own album, because I had separated from the experience of making the record. And it really moved me. It made me cry, it's so beautiful.
    Source: Out on a Limb. Details Magazine. October 1996
  • Paul Newman
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    Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience.