Quotes by experiences
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American industrialist 1863-1947
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.
American playwright 1911-1983
A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
Stephen R. Covey
American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
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.
A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted at the end. You should live several lives while reading it.
American president 1913-1994
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.
French Catholic philosopher 1882-1973
A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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.
Italian chemist, writer 1919-1987
Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.
American television producer and actor 1927-2004
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.
American writer 1934-
Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-1970
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.
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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.
French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet 1908-1944
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.
American country music singer and songwriter 1974-
Country Music is great music because it really comes from real life experiences. It is such a great haven for reality.
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