45 Experience Quotes On Success In Life

These experience quotes will inspire you. Experience, the process of doing and seeing things and of having things happen to you or skill or knowledge that you get by doing something.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging experience quotes, experience sayings, and experience proverbs.

Best Experience Quotes

  1. “The only source of knowledge is experience.” ~ Albert Einstein
  2. “Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  3. “There’s a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It’s impossible to be mature without having lived.” ~ Amy Grant
  4. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” ~ Helen Keller

  5. “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
  6. “Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” ~ John Wooden
  7. “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” ~ Auguste Rodin
  8. “The years teach much which the days never know.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  9. “Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.” ~ John Keats
  10. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  11. “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
  12. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” ~ Socrates

  13. “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
  14. “The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.” ~ Walt Disney
  15. “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  16. “The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started.” ~ T. S. Eliot

  17. “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
  18. “We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  19. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a cash advance.” ~ Alton Brown
  20. “Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  21. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  22. “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
  23. “The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  24. “Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.” ~ William Saroyan

  25. “We get very little wisdom from success, you know.” ~ William Saroyan
  26. “A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. , Experience quotes about life
  27. “We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it – and stop there.” ~ Mark Twain
  28. “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

  29. “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
  30. “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
  31. “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
  32. “Travel moulds a man, people mould his wisdom and experiences mould his life…!” ~ Sujit Lalwani

  33. “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
  34. “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
  35. “The man scarce 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
  36. “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.” ~ Wallis Simpson

  37. “Youth would be too happy, might it add to its own beauty and felicity the wisdom and experience of riper years. Were it possible for it to realize the worth of time, as life’s receding hours reveal it, how rapidly would it press on towards perfection!” ~ Lydia Sigourney
  38. “There’s nothing good about getting older-absolutely nothing-because the amount of wisdom and experience you gain is negligible compared to what you lose. You do gain a couple of things-you gain a little bittersweet and sour wisdom from your heartbreaks and failures and things-but what you lose is so catastrophic in every way.” ~ Woody Allen
  39. “Spend time reflecting on your emotional and physical existence and how that applies to the voice. You have to apply that wisdom and experience when you sing – it’s what comes through.” ~ K. D. Lang
  40. “To assault the total culture totally is to be free to use all the fruits of mankind’s wisdom and experience without the rotten structure in which these glories are encased and encrusted.” ~ Judith Malina

  41. “To have lived long does not necessarily imply the gathering of much wisdom and experience. One who has pedaled twenty-five thousand miles on a stationary bicycle has not circled the globe. He or she has only garnered weariness.” ~ Paul Eldridge
  42. “The wisdom and experience of older people is a resource of inestimable worth. Recognizing and treasuring the contributions of older people is essential to the long-term flourishing of any society.” ~ Daisaku Ikeda
  43. “One of the great blessings of the plan is that we are organized into families. You have parents whose greater wisdom and experience will help you reach your divine potential. Trust them. They want the best for you.” ~ Mary N. Cook
  44. “I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.” ~ Brigitte Bardot

  45. “Poetry is ultimately mythology, the telling of stories of the soul. The old myths, the old gods, the old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our minds, waiting for our call. We have need of them, for in their sum they epitomize the wisdom and experience of the race.” ~ Stanley Kunitz

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