Quotes: experienced

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  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    The world can doubtless never be well known by theory: practice is absolutely necessary; but surely it is of great use to a young man, before he sets out for that country, full of mazes, windings, and turnings, to have at least a general map of it, made by some experienced traveler.
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
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    Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
  • Barbara Deming
    Barbara Deming
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    After the revolution, let us hope, prisons simply would not exist - if by prisons we mean places that could be experienced by the men and women in them at all as every place that goes by that name now is bound to be experienced.
    Source: We cannot live without our lives
  • Anderson Cooper
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    Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Art is one of the means whereby man seeks to redeem a life which is experienced as chaotic, senseless, and largely evil.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
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    Because it would be too agonizing to cope with the possibility that anyone, including ourĀ­ selves, could become a prisoner, we tend to think of the prison as disconnected from our own lives. This is even true for some of us, women as well as men, who have already experienced imprisonment.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.
  • Gerald Ford
    Gerald Ford
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    But I assume the Presidency under extraordinary circumstances never before experienced by Americans. This is an hour of history that troubles our minds and hurts our hearts.
    Source: Inauguratie 09-08-1974
  • Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer
    South african writer 1923-
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    Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.
  • Bob Mayer
    Bob Mayer
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    Completing any writing project, particularly a novel, is a daunting prospect. Many people become frozen by the prospect. Others keep waiting for the right time. Some wait for the spark of inspiration. Even experienced writers find it is easier to do anything other than actually write.
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
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    Europeans are familiar with terrorism and violence. We have not experienced a true conflict on our soil in a hundred years, and especially not one that involved 3,000 dead.
  • Amos Oz
    Amos Oz
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    Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful, more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips, if you take your time. Reading is not an exception.
    Source: Interview
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
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    Every time I am looking into the depths of somebody's brain, I'm thinking, 'This is what makes a person who they are. That structure contains memories. Everything that they've ever experienced is right in there.'
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality.
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    American actress 1926-1962
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    Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experienced, but that's not where I live.
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