If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we’d all be millionaires.
You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Experience teaches only the teachable.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
Learning is a tunnel experience that makes us think more broadly.
Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you.
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can’t retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.
Two things control men’s nature, instinct and experience.
Judgment comes from experience and great judgment comes from bad experience.
Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
The only thing we have learnt from experience is that we learn nothing from experience.
Good judgement comes from experience. Sometimes, experience comes from bad judgement.
Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
Information’s pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
A man of conviction is often more to be desired than a man of experience.