When a person with money meets a person with experience, the person with the experience winds up with the money and the person with the money winds up with the experience.
- Harvey McKay
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde
Experience is the extract of suffering.
- Arthur Helps
Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.
- Terry Pratchett
Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced - even a proverb is no proverb to you till your life has illustrated it.
- John Keats
An experience teaches ably the good observer; but far from seeking a lesson in it, everyone looks for an argument in experience, and everyone interprets the conclusion in his own way.
- Andre Gide
In brief, the function of knowledge is to make one experience freely available in other experiences.
- John Dewey
Experience fails to teach where there is no desire to learn.
- George Bernard Shaw
Many people know so little what is beyond their short range of experience. They look within themselves and find nothing! Therefore, they conclude that there is nothing outside themselves, either.
- Helen Keller
It’s impossible said pride. It’s risky said experience. It’s pointless said reason. Give it a try whispered the heart.