Quotes: experiences

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  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
  • Bruno Rossi
    Bruno Rossi
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    A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences in my previous work on cosmic rays; more likely it was inborn and was the reason why, as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays.
  • William Styron
    William Styron
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    A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted at the end. You should live several lives while reading it.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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    A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life's mountaintop experiences. Only in losing himself does he find himself. Only then does he discover all the latent strengths he never knew he had and which otherwise would have remained dormant.
  • Jacques Maritain
    Jacques Maritain
    French Catholic philosopher 1882-1973
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    A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A strong and secure man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds alike) just as he digests his meat, even when he has some bits to swallow.
  • Primo Levi
    Primo Levi
    Italian chemist, writer 1919-1987
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    Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.
  • Bob Keeshan
    Bob Keeshan
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    Back in the old days, when I was a child, we sat around the family table at dinner time and exchanged our daily experiences. It wasn't very organized, but everyone was recognized and all the news that had to be told was told by each family member. We listened to each other and the interest was not put on; it was real.
  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    Become aware of internal, subjective, sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc. with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hitherto unconscious and uncontrollable processes.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Children are born true scientists. They spontaneously experiment and experience and reexperience again. They select, combine, and test, seeking to find order in their experiences - which is the mostest? which is the leastest? They smell, taste, bite, and touch-test for hardness, softness, springiness, roughness, smoothness, coldness, warmness: they heft, shake, punch, squeeze, push, crush, rub, and try to pull things apart.
  • René Daumal
    René Daumal
    French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet 1908-1944
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    Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds.
  • Bryan White
    Bryan White
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    Country Music is great music because it really comes from real life experiences. It is such a great haven for reality.
  • Richard Bandler
    Richard Bandler
    American author and trainer 1950-
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    Do you want to know a good way to fall in love? Just associate with all your pleasant experiences with someone, and disassociate from all the unpleasant ones.
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