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We are each responsible for all of our experiences. 
~ Louise L. Hay 

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. 
~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin 

What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print. 
~ Isadora Duncan 

When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it. 
~ Albert Camus 

You cannot create experience. You must undergo it. 
~ Albert Camus 

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

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. 
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. 

A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience. 
~ Wallis Simpson 

All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move. 
~ Alfred Lord Tennyson 

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

All that I know I learned after I was thirty. 
~ Georges Clemenceau 

An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience. 
~ Don Marquis 

Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our values are and how great the mission they represent. 
~ Jan Peter Balkenende 

Color is an intense experience on its own. 
~ Jim Hodges 

Conviction without experience makes for harshness. 
~ Flannery O'Connor 

Deep experience is never peaceful. 
~ Henry James 

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 

Every moment is an experience. 
~ Jake Roberts 

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. 
~ Andre Gide 

Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience. 
~ A. R. Ammons 

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. 
~ Ralph Marston 

Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced. 
~ Ambrose Bierce 

Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained. 
~ Joseph Roux 

Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. 
~ Franklin P. Jones 

Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act. 
~ A. E. Housman 

Experience is a good school. But the fees are high. 
~ Heinrich Heine 

Experience is a great teacher. 
~ John Legend 

Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing. 
~ Oscar Wilde 

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. 
~ Oscar Wilde 

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action. 
~ Benjamin Disraeli 

Experience is the only prophecy of wise men. 
~ Alphonse de Lamartine 

Experience is the teacher of all things. 
~ Julius Caesar 

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. 
~ Benjamin Franklin 

Experience teaches only the teachable. 
~ Aldous Huxley 

Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust. 
~ Karl Kraus 

Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience. 
~ Randolph Bourne 

Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment. 
~ Fred Brooks 

Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment. 
~ Rita Mae Brown