Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.
You couldn’t get hold of the things you’d done and turn them right again. Such a power might be given to the gods, but it was not given to women and men, and that was probably a good thing. Had it been otherwise, people would probably die of old age still trying to rewrite their teens.
The experience to be gathered from books, Though often valuable, is but of the nature of learning Whereas the experience gained from actual life, Is of the nature of wisdom And a small store of the latter Is worth vastly more than a stock of the former.
Men are wise in proportion not to their experience but to their capacity for experience.
I wish I could give you a lot of advice, based on my experience of winning political debates. But I don’t have that experience. My only experience is at losing them.
The results of life are uncalculated and uncalculable. The years teach much which the days never know. The persons who compose our company, converse, and come and go, and design and execute many things, and somewhat comes of it all, but an unlooked for re
The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing.
Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason.
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
Eternity has nothing to do with the hereafter… This is it… If you don’t get it here, you won’t get it anywhere. The experience of eternity right here and now is the function of life. Heaven is not the place to have the experience here’s the place to have the experience.
Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you’re too damned old to do anything about it.
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.