Experience - Quotes

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Happiness isn`t something you experience; it`s something you remember.

Oscar Levant

It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience.

Carl Sagan

I don`t believe in God now... I can still work up an envy for someone who has a faith. I can see how that could be a deeply soothing experience.

Jack Nicholson

Instinct and intuition play an important part in human understanding and experience... but they should never be treated as the final word on a subject.

Greta Christina

Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.

Heinrich Heine

It is always the case, with mathematics, that a little direct experience of thinking over things on your own can provide a much deeper understanding than merely reading about them.

Roger Penrose

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

Doug Larson

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

Experience is what you get when you didn`t get what you wanted.

Randy Pausch

Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.

Woody Allen

Given (...) that two truths can never contradict each other, the task of wise interpreters is to strive to find the true meanings of scriptural passages agreeing with those physical conclusions of which we are already certain and sure from clear sensory experience or from necessary demonstrations.

Galileo Galilei

Just as one wouldn`t draw a lasting conclusion about oneself on the basis of a brief experience of indigestion, one needn`t do so on the basis of how one has thought or behaved for vast stretches of time in the past. A creative change of inputs to the system - learning new skills, forming new relationships, adopting new habits of attention - may radically transform one`s life.

Sam Harris

The older golfer can hit the ball as far as the young one. He chips and putts equally well. And will probably have a better knowledge of the course. So why does he take the extra stroke that denies him victory? Experience. He knows the downside, what happens if it goes wrong, which makes him more cautious. The young player is either ignorant or reckless to caution. That is his edge. It is the same with all of us. Knowledge makes us play safe. The secret is to stay childish.

Paul Arden

The word media, after all, comes from the Latin for "middle layer." It sits between us and the world; the core bargain is that it will connect us to what's happening but at the price of direct experience.

Eli Pariser

It’s a cliché, but the experience of walking in the other side’s shoes does seem to be the best way to understand their point of view.

Leonard Mlodinow

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