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Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
Let weakness learn meekness.
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.
Experience is in the fingers and the head. The heart is inexperienced.
God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars!
I embrace emerging experience. I participate in discovery. I am a butterfly. I am not a butterfly collector. I want the experience of the butterfly.
Many of the insights of the saint stem from his experience as a sinner.
Deep experience is never peaceful.
Experience is the name so many people give to their mistakes.
Experience, which destroys innocence, also leads one back to it.
To most men, experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illumine only the track it has passed.
The life of the law has not been logic, it has been experience.
A proverb is no proverb to you till life has illustrated it.
Today is yesterday's pupil.
All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public, and learning the instrument as one goes on.
What you really value is what you miss, not what you have.
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
To a great experience one thing is essential - an experiencing nature.
Good judgement comes from experience, and experience - well, that comes from poor judgement.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to take the one I've never tried before.
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.
Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson.
From error to error one discovers the entire truth.
Strange how few After all's said and done, the things that are Of moment.
Any man worth his salt has by the time he is forty-five accumulated a crown of thorns, and the problem is to learn to wear it over one ear.
Experience teaches only the teachable.
Not to transmit an experience is to betray it.
Motives and purposes are in the brain and heart of man. Consequences are in the world of fact.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school-fees are heavy.
A burnt child dreads the fire.
Experience is the extract of suffering.
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
Experience is the name men give to their follies or their sorrows.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?

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