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  Experience is a comb which fate gives to man when his hair is all gone.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Experience is not a kind teacher, but it is always a truthful one.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Good judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from poor judgement.  
 -  English proverb
  

  If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.  
 -  Abigail Van Buren
  

  Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  Success in life is the result of good judgment. Good judgment is usually the result of experience. Experience is usually the result of bad judgment.  
 -  Anthony Robbins
  

  Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.  
 -  Auguste Rodin
  

  Two kinds of people are good at foreseeing danger: those who have learned at their own expense, and the clever people who learn a great deal at the expense of others.  
 -  Baltasar Gracian
  

  Experience keeps a dear school, yet fools will learn in no other.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Wonder is from surprise, and surprise stops with experience.  
 -  Bishop Robert Smith
  

  Memories can either make you or break you. They can drag you down, destroy your confidence, wear out your spirit and keep you living in 'what was' and not 'what is.' Or they can be the foundation for unbelievable learning, new experiences, and a purposeful, happy life built on what you are capable of achieving at this very moment in time. Don't live in the past - learn from it.  
 -  Connie Podesta
  

  Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.  
 -  Dan Stanford
  

  Every experience of love, bliss, belonging, inspiration and insight provides a stepping stone back to your true self.  
 -  Deepak Chopra
  

  Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you are generally better off sticking with what you know and the third is that sometimes, your best investments are the ones you don't make.  
 -  Donald Trump
  

  The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.  
 -  Doug Larson
  

  A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.'  
 -  Douglas Adams
  

  A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.  
 -  Elbert Hubbard
  

  Experience is the name every one gives his mistakes.  
 -  Elbert Hubbard
  

  Experience has two things to teach: the first is that we must correct a great deal; the second that we must not correct too much.  
 -  Eugene Delacroix
  

  Anybody who profits from the experience of others probably writes biographies.  
 -  Franklin P. Jones
  

  We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.  
 -  H. L. Mencken
  

  All experience is an arch, to build upon.  
 -  Henry B. Adams
  

  It is necessary for us to learn from others' mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself.  
 -  Hyman George Rickover
  

  We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.  
 -  H. L. Mencken
  

  All experience is an arch, to build upon.  
 -  Henry B. Adams
  

  It is necessary for us to learn from others' mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself.  
 -  Hyman George Rickover
  

  Welcome all experiences. You never know which one is gonna turn everything on.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  It takes a lot of experience for a girl to kiss like a beginner.  
 -  Joan Rivers
  

  I'd rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent.  
 -  John Wooden
  

  No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience.  
 -  Jonathan Swift
  

  Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been.  
 -  Josh Billings
  

  Experience has made me wiser.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  Thought is cause, experience is effect. If you don't like the effects in your life, you have to change the nature of your thinking.  
 -  Marianne Williamson
  

  None are so eager to gain new experience as those who don't know how to make use of the old ones.  
 -  Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
  

  We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Just when you think you've graduated from the school of experience, someone thinks up a new course.  
 -  Mary H. Waldrip
  

  You're sitting on a planet spinning around in the middle of absolutely nowhere. Go ahead, take a look at reality. You're floating in empty space in a universe that goes on forever. If you have to be here, at least be happy and enjoy the experience.  
 -  Michael A. Singer
  

  Experience, the universal mother of sciences.  
 -  Miguel de Cervantes
  

  Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others.  
 -  Otto von Bismarck
  

  Certain things in life simply have to be experienced and never explained. Love is such a thing.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer.  
 -  Randy Pausch
  

  An easy life doesn't teach us anything. In the end it's the learning that matters - what we've learned and how we've grown.  
 -  Richard Bach
  

  Education is cheap; experience is expensive.  
 -  Robert Kiyosaki
  

  The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.  
 -  Sir William Osler
  

  It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  Learn by doing. Theory is nice, but nothing replaces actual experience.  
 -  Tony Hsieh
  

  If you don't do anything stupid when you're young, you won't remember something funny when you're old...  
 -  Unknown
  

  Dear Lord, lead me to make choices that bring You glory and allow me to experience the life You intended for me to live.  
 -  Unknown
  

  You will never know the pain I felt. You will never know the tears I've experienced. You will never know that your love made me melt. You will never know because you're the one who caused all of it.  
 -  Unknown
  

  People say high school is about getting an education and getting into a good college to succeed in life. Well, to me, high school is about making memories and good times that will last forever.  
 -  Unknown
  

  People who've never experienced a broken heart never realize how hard it is to gain the trust from someone who has.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Never regret a day in your life. Good days give you happiness and bad days give you experience. Both are essential in life. All are God's blessings, have a great day.  
 -  Unknown
  

  People who've never experienced a broken heart never realize how hard it is to gain the trust from someone who has.  
 -  Unknown
  

  No matter what we go through in this world, there will always be new experiences and new day to come.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Count the age, not the wrinkles you have. Count the blessings and wonderful experiences you've had, not the mistakes you've made. Forget the past; look forward to the future, for the best things are yet to come.  
 -  Unknown
  

  True forgiveness is when you can say, 'Thank you for that experience.'  
 -  Unknown
  

  It is a pity that, as one gradually gains experience, one loses one's youth.  
 -  Vincent van Gogh
  

  Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?  
 -  Voltaire
  

  There are three kinds of men: The ones that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.  
 -  Will Rogers