A burnt child dreads the fire.

A careful inventory of all your past experiences may disclose the startling fact that everything has happened for the best.

A little experience often upsets a lot of theory.

A strong and secure man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds alike) just as he digests his meat, even when he has some bits to swallow.

All is but lip-wisdom which wants experience.

An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.

Bad experience is a school that only fools keep going to.

But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.

Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds.

Deep experience is never peaceful.

Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.

Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.

Everyone has 20/20 hindsight

Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.

Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.

Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power.

Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.

Experience is a comb that life gives you after you lose your hair.

Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald.

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