72+ Best Life Experience Quotes You Need To Remember

There’s so much out there to explore and experience. Life experience is experience and knowledge gained through living. Profoundly inspirational life experience quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Life Experience Quotes

The only source of knowledge is experience. Albert Einstein

People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves. Paulo Coelho

Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom. Terry Pratchett

You need to screw up to learn. You need to experience to create greatness. Laurie Faria Stolarz

There’s a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It’s impossible to be mature without having lived. Amy Grant

To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience. Saint Teresa of Avila

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. Helen Keller

Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle. Paulo Coelho

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. Confucius

A new experience can be extremely pleasurable, or extremely irritating, or somewhere in between, and you never know until you try it out. Lemony Snicket

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self given. Be careful. John Wooden

Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. Eckhart Tolle

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. Auguste Rodin

The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely. William Osler

The years teach much which the days never know. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer. Randy Pausch

Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced. John Keats

A baby has brains, but it doesn’t know much. Experience is the only thing that brings knowledge, and the longer you are on earth the more experience you are sure to get. L. Frank Baum

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

From all that I saw, and everywhere I wandered, I learned that time cannot be spent. It can only be squandered. Roman Payne

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. Alfred Lord Tennyson

 All teachings are mere references. The true experience is living your own life. Then, even the holiest of words are only words. Deng Ming Dao

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. Socrates

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

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Reinhold Niebuhr

One learns from books and examples only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things. Frank Herbert

The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. Walt Disney

I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not on our circumstances. Martha Washington

Some things cannot be taught; they must be experienced. You never learn the most valuable lessons in life until you go through your own journey. Roy T. Bennett

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov

If what you have done yesterday still looks big to you, you haven’t done much today. Mikhail S. Gorbachev

The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started T. S. Eliot

If at first you don’t succeed, you’re doing it wrong. Learn from the experience. Try again, but with a different approach. Steve Maraboli

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so Douglas Adams

A brain was only capable of what it could conceive, and it couldn’t conceive what it had never experienced. Graham Greene

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. George Bernard Shaw

Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience. Albert Bandura

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a cash advance. Alton Brown

Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future. Jim Rohn

Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience. George Bernard Shaw

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

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi

Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you. Aldous Huxley

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it and stop there lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove lid again and that is well but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. Mark Twain

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you’re generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make. Donald Trump

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations. Benjamin Disraeli

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

Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. William Saroyan

It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams. Les Brown

We get very little wisdom from success, you know. William Saroyan

Experience is the teacher of all things. Julius Caesar

A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience. Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. , Experience quotes about life

Working with great people makes you great; you learn a lot and it also gives you the experience and confidence to move on with your own career.

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it – and stop there. Mark Twain

If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience. Mao Zedong

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. T. S. Eliot

By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering. Roger Ascham

President Wilford Woodruff is a man of wisdom and experience, and we respect and venerate him, but we do not believe his personal views or utterances are revelations from God; and when Thus saith the Lord, comes from him, the saints investigate it: they do not shut their eyes and take it down like a pill. Charles W. Penrose

Experience is making mistakes and learning from them. Bill Ackman

All this was mine; but I was a long time learning that wisdom and experience are things apart; that to taste life is not to be confused with understanding what life is really all about. The shared experiences, the wisdom so freely proffered by others, in words and in example, rarely swayed me for long. Came another day and the import was gone, and only the echo of the laughter remained. Experience was a revolving sun in the warmth of which I was content to bask. Wallis Simpson

Two things control men’s nature, instinct and experience. Blaise Pascal

The curse of mortality. You spend the first portion of your life learning, growing stronger, more capable. And then, through no fault of your own, your body begins to fail. You regress. Strong limbs become feeble, keen senses grow dull, hardy constitutions deteriorate. Beauty withers. Organs quit. You remember yourself in your prime, and wonder where that person went. As your wisdom and experience are peaking, your traitorous body becomes a prison. Brandon Mull

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

Travel molds a man, people mold his wisdom and experiences mold his life ! Sujit Lalwani

The more you do, the more experience you have and the next time it will be easier to choose the right thing. Andy Lau

Liberal hostility to the traditional family helped to undermine centuries of accumulated wisdom and experience about what was best for children and adults. Far from benefiting only men, marriage confers enormous advantages on women and children as well a fact that has been thrown into sharp relief by its breakdown over the past forty years. Mona Charen

 Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. Paulo Coelho

Don’t try to reinvent the wheel. Just learn from the guys who have already done it well. You need a mentor, a seasoned coach who is willing to share his wisdom and experience with you. Ask someone who has already been successful to guide you. George Foreman

Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost. William Ellery Channing

The man who scarcely lives who is not more credulous than he ought to be The natural disposition is always to believe. It is acquired wisdom and experience only that teach incredulity, and they very seldom teach it enough. Adam Smith