Quotes, Sayings and Thoughts

Experience is the dividend gained from one's mistakes.

It's a wise man who profits by his own experience, but it's a good deal wiser one who lets the rattlesnake bite the other fellow.

- Josh Billings

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

- Aldous Huxley


You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.

- Albert Camus

You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.

- William Hazlitt

Judgement comes from experience and great judgement comes from bad experience.

- Robert Packwood


A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.

- Mark Twain

Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.

- Oscar Wilde

Experience - a comb life gives you after you lose your hair.

- Judith Stern


Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

- Pete Seeger


The only thing that experience teaches us is that experience teaches us nothing.

- Andre Maurois


Experience enables you to recognise a mistake when you make it again.

- Franklin P. Jones


Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

- Minna Antrim