Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
- Oscar Wilde
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
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
- Paulo Coelho
The reward of suffering is experience.
- Harry S. Truman
Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognize in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
- Ambrose Bierce
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
- Henry Ford
You can disagree with another person's opinions. You can disagree with their doctrines. You can't disagree with their experience.
- Krista Tippett
Experience teaches only the teachable.
- Aldous Huxley
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
- Kahlil Gibran
Things gain meaning by being used in a shared experience or joint action.
- John Dewey