The best substitute for experience is being sixteen. - Raymond Duncan

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

Enough experience will make you wise. - James R. Cook

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience. - Denis Waitley

Don't let the learning from your own experiences take too long. If you have been doing it wrong for the last ten years, I would suggest that's long enough! - Jim Rohn

My own experience has taught me this: If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. - Maurice Chevalier

Experience, which destroys innocence, also leads one back to it. - James Baldwin

The taste of defeat has a richness of experience all of its own. - Bill Bradley

Deep experience is never peaceful. - Henry James

To really enjoy the better things in life, one must first have experienced the things they are better than. - Oscar Holmolka

A little experience upsets a lot of theory. - S. Parkes Cadman

All experience is subjective. - Gregory Bateson

A prudent person profits from personal experience, a wise one from the experience of others. - Joseph Collins

Experience teaches only the teachable. - Vernon Law

Experience should make us compassionate, not conceited! - Rob E

A wise person learns by the experience of others. An ordinary person learns by his or her own experience. A fool learns by nobody's experience. - Unknown

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it. - Stan Smith

Experience is the mother of wisdom. - Polish Proverb

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires. - Abigail Van Buren

There's only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience. - Unknown

The trouble with using experience as a guide is that the final exam often comes first and then the lesson. - Unknown

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want. - Dan Stanford

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

We learn from experience that not everything which is incredible is untrue. - Jean-Francois-Paul-Gondi de Retz

Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson. - Vernon Law

Experience...is simply the name we give our mistakes. - Oscar Wilde

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't. - Pete Seeger

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

Experience isn't interesting till it begins to repeat itself--in fact, till it does that, it hardly is

experience. - Elizabeth Bowen

Every experience is a learning experience. Every time we try something--win or lose--we learn, we grow, we attain more confidence and competence for the next time. - Pat Williams

One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning. - James Russell Lowell

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

There's no free tuition in the school of experience. - Unknown

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them. - Edward R. Murrow

Just when you think you've graduated from the school of experience, someone thinks up a new course. - Mary H. Waldrip

Experience is something I always think I have until I get more of it. - Dan Kaercher

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. - Albert Einstein

All experience is an arch to build upon. - Henry Brooks Adams

Experience has two things to teach: the first is that we must correct a great deal; the second, that we must not correct too much. - Eugene Delacroix