Experience Quotes by James Russell Lowell, Helen Keller, Michael Tilson Thomas, Kathy Bates, Lata Mangeshkar, William Blake and many others.
The story of any one man’s real experience finds its startling parallel in that of every one of us.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
But without the experience of actually singing or playing these things yourself, you don’t have the same kind of involvement or understanding of what these musical moves mean. And that is a very big problem in addressing the future of music.
A heart can only discover what it really wants with experience.
From my experience and understanding, I believe money follows name and fame, while recognition calls for a huge amount of sacrifice. To get something, you have to lose something. That’s the rule of life.
The true method of knowledge is experiment.
We can help a person to be himself by our own willingness to steep ourselves temporarily in his world, in his private feelings and experiences. By our affirmation of the person as he is, we give him support and strength to take the next step in his own growth.
Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.
Writing in a diary is a really strange experience for someone like me. Not only because I’ve never written anything before, but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in the musings of a thirteen-year-old schoolgirl.
Experience, the interpreter between creative nature and the human race, teaches the action of nature among mortals: how under the constraint of necessity she cannot act otherwise than as reason, who steers her helm, teaches her to act.
At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses.
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Troubleshooting a wiring problem is a soul-killing experience.
The evils we experience flow from the excess of democracy. The people do not want virtue, but are the dupes of pretended patriots.
I’ve known countless people who were reservoirs of learning, yet never had a thought.
Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories.
People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.
When the human organism is discharging its negative experience efficiently, the mind is empty of past or future concerns; there is no worry, anticipation, or regret. This means that the mind is left open to Being, the simplest state of awareness.
If you’re proud of something, and if you’re proud of your work at the end of the day, the experience, walking away, you can feel good about it; that’s what you have to focus on.
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
I got the travel bug when I was quite young. My parents took me and my sisters out of school and we travelled all over Europe. It was an eye-opening experience and, although I love Norway, I also enjoy visiting new countries. I don’t get homesick.
People are so crazy about extreme sports. The rush is such a high that you want to experience it again.
We are in the midst of a momentous catastrophe of world history, of a transformation of all aspects of life and of the entire inner human being This is perhaps fortunate for the artistic person, if he is strong enough to bear the consequences, because what we need is the courage to have inner experience.
I feel like I’ve reached an age where I can relax a little bit with the knowledge of what I’ve been through, take all that experience and use it. I love the challenge of trying to get back to where I’ve been, and beyond it.
I think that what’s bizarre to me about life is that sometimes you have to have everything taken away before you experience grace or before you actually recognize that grace can happen to you.
Our experience on ‘Avatar’ heavily influenced how we approached ‘The Dragon Prince’ and how we built our team.
… the deep experience of the lonely climb on the mountain of success brings a wealth beyond power to compute. To you all suffering is understandable and your heart opens wide in sympathy.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
In my experience, many people confuse being cowardly with being nice.
Research shows that when women are empowered as political leaders, countries often experience higher standards of living with positive developments in education, infrastructure, and health care.
In a sense, every work you do is a self-portrait because your paintings always reveal more about you than about your subject. Your experience of something, not the something itself, is the true underlying subject of every work you do.
The psychology of sport is so important. When you are standing at the crease, in front of a stadium full of people, it’s a pretty intense experience. So you need to have the psychological tools to control your mind and deliver your best performance.
You live and learn. At any rate, you live.
The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Probably no branch of mathematics has experienced a more surprising growth than has… topology… Considered as a most specialized and abstract subject in the early 1920’s, it is today  an indispensable equipment for the investigation of modern mathematical theories.
I loved being a part of ‘Celebrity MasterChef.’ The process was scary and I was so out of my comfort zone but I’ve learnt so much. Doing something I’d never done before put me in the position of the celebs on ‘Strictly’ and because of that experience, I think i’ll be a better teacher because of it.
Until we know what motivates the hearts and minds of men we can understand nothing outside ourselves, nor will we ever reach fulfillment as that greatest miracle of all, the human being.
You aren’t your work, your accomplishments, your possessions, your home, your family… your anything. You’re a creation of your Source, dressed in a physical human body intended to experience and enjoy life on Earth.
Experience is devoid of the cherry-picking that we find in studies.
Every experience, good or bad, is a priceless collector’s item.
I love just getting to experience the different types of fans and getting to perform in front of thousands of people every night; that is icing on the cake for me. That is the fun.
Live in this world, because this world gives a ripening, maturity, integrity. The challenges of this world give you a centering, an awareness. And that awareness becomes the ladder. Then you can move from Zorba to Buddha.
The more I thought to myself, ‘Are my thoughts right, am I being obedient enough?’ the worse it was… one of the most painful things you can experience in life is not so much physical pain, but being self-occupied. Because to the extent you are self-occupied, that’s the extent you will be in pain.
How much can we ever know about the love and pain in another heart? How much can we hope to understand those who have suffered deeper anguish, greater deprivation, and more crushing disappointments than we ourselves have known?
Emotion brings in the dimension of bonding or tuning in: An experience that touches your heart makes the meaning that much more personal.
If you’ve never felt that you quite got a hold of it, you just feel that before you die, you’ve got to try and get it right once. And hope that the experience you have makes up for the some of the diminishing energy.
I was never afraid of failure after that because, I think, coming that close to death you get kissed. With the years, the actual experience of course fades, but the flavor of it doesn’t. I just had a real sense of what choice do I have but to live fully?
Food is not just eating energy. It’s an experience.
Don’t hanker for the other world. Live this world, and live it with intensity, with passion. Live it with totality, with your whole being. And out of that whole trust, out of that life of passion, love, and joy, you will become able to go beyond.
It’s just been such an amazing experience from the day I started on ‘Smackdown.’
You will not experience all life has to offer you or begin to experience life at its fullest as long as you are satisfied with mediocrity. You have to be disgusted with your current circumstances before your circumstances can change.
After marriage, every woman wants to settle down and have children. I have no regrets. I was occupied in my little world, enjoying each and every experience that came my way.
When I worked at my father’s deli in Carmel, New York when I was young, my experience waiting on customers and interacting with people all day taught me so many social skills and helped me open up.
Technique does not constitute art. Nor is it a vague, fuzzy romantic quality known as вЂbeauty,вЂ™ remote from the realities of everyday life. It is the depth and intensity of an artistвЂ™s experience that are the first importance in art.
The best compliment we ever got about the show was from a Korean veteran who was unable to talk about his war experience with his wife until ‘M*A*S*H.’ While watching the show, he was able to lean over to his wife and say, ‘See, honey, that’s the way it was.’
Custom, then, is the great guide of human life. It is that principle alone, which renders our experience useful to us, and makes us expect, for the future, a similar train of events with those which have appeared in the past.
Adolescence is a time in which you experience everything more intensely.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience.
Democracy is not merely a form of government. It is primarily a mode of associated living, of conjoint communicated experience. It is essentially an attitude of respect and reverence towards fellow men.
What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.
I once had an extraordinary experience with former prime minister Ted Heath. Both of his eyes, including the whites, turned jet black, and I seemed to be looking into two black holes.
Nobody has ever been able to experience what they have thoroughly understood – or understand what they have experienced until they have achieved a detachment that renders them incapable of repeating the experience.
All life is an experiment.
I want to do everything. That’s my problem. Life is short, and I hate the idea of turning down anything. You never know what interesting experience might happen.
I think there’s a lot of learning process in figuring out what things you want to do and shouldn’t do. Maturing in that way is something that comes with experience and time.
While teaching, I also worked undercover in the lower courts by saying I was a young law teacher wanting experience in criminal law. The judges were happy to assist me but what I learned was how corrupt the lower courts were. Judges were accepting money right in the courtroom.
Shooting for ‘Paathshaala’ was a good experience. I learnt a lot.
For axioms in philosophy are not axioms until they are proved upon our pulses.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude.
Zen culture invites us to experience reality without the intervening distractions of intellect, categories, analysis.
I’m really thankful for every experience I’ve had, even the ones that were puzzling or disorienting, because they taught me so much.
We do not learn by experience, but by our capacity for experience.
I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.
It is every intelligent man’s experience that evildoing recoils on the doer sooner or later.
We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
It has been my experience that one cannot, in any shape or form, depend on human relations for lasting reward. It is only work that truly satisfies.
A strong and well-constituted man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds all included) just as he digests his meats, even when he has some tough morsels to swallow.
The ordinary affairs of a nation offer little difficulty to a person of any experience.
What happens to us in life is less important; the real question can be whether or not we use the experience to grow.
It’s always a live experience – anything that happens around you. It’s so easy to just put it to a song.
It’s all about the experience and having a good time and connecting with the fans.
If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world.
Experience is making mistakes and learning from them.
People repeat in adult life emotions they experience in childhood. Many of the people whom I spent the last 30 or 40 years treating at so much per minute wouldn’t have needed any treatment at all if they had had the right care as children.
Experience alone can decide on truth.
Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.
Body experience… is the centre of creation.
Imagination is a very potent thing, and in the uneducated often usurps the place of genuine experience.
But let me say this about learning experiences: they’re weird. Or put it this way: what you learn from a learning experience is generally something else.
To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed.
Secondhand experience breaks down a block from the car lot.
There is a total incompatibility between the joy of reading, a vagabond experience, and the experience of reading in order to answer questions, and explain what you understood.
There is no doubt that online shopping has fed the craze for speed, because when you can’t touch the fabric or try on the outfit, the only emotion you experience is the excitement of the purchase and the thrill of beating everyone else to it.
It is impossible to experience one’s death objectively and still carry a tune.
I learn several great truths; as that it is impossible to see into the ways of futurity, that punishment always attends the villain, that love is the fond soother of the human breast.
You have to be willing to grow. Growth is different from something that happens to you: You produce it. You live it. The prerequisites for growth are the openness to experience events and the willingness to be changed by them.
Despite a lack of natural ability, I did have the one element necessary to all early creativity: naГЇvetГ©, that fabulous quality that keeps you from knowing just how unsuited you are for what you are about to do.
Being a part of ‘Empire’ was a wonderful experience and opportunity to work with everyone involved.
When we tell our own story, we teach the values that our choices reveal, not as abstract principals, but as our lived experience. We reveal the kind of person we are to the extent that we let others identify with us.
Our internal state determines our experience of our lives; our experiences do not determine our internal state.
Judgement comes from experience, and great judgement comes from bad experience.
What opium is instilled into all disaster? It shows formidable as we approach it, but there is at last no rough rasping friction,but the most slippery sliding surfaces. We fall soft on a thought.
Words are merely utterances: noises that stand for feelings, thoughts, and experience. They are symbols. Signs. Insignias. They are not Truth. They are not the real thing.
It’s good to experience Hollywood in short bursts, I guess. Little snippets. I don’t think I can handle being here all the time, it’s pretty nutty.
Not only the individual experience slowly acquired, but the accumulated experience of the race, organized in language, condensed in instruments and axioms, and in what may be called the inherited intuitions–these form the multiple unity which is expressed in the abstract term “experience.
When you’re young, you don’t have any experience – you’re charged up, but you’re out of control. And if you’re old and you’re not charged up, then all you have is memories. But if you’re charged and stimulated by what’s going on around you, and you also have experience, you know what to appreciate and what to pass by.
What is the good of experience if you do not reflect?
To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
A man can’t retire his experience.
If you live long enough, you’ll experience everything.
You tell them that all your experience tells you this is the best way to beat this particular opposition. You persuade them and you drill them, and you tell them so many times they can hear you when they go to sleep. Then, on the day of the game, you stand on the touchline and hope to God that it works.
I grew up with vinyl records and remember the pleasure and the kind of buzz that I got from buying a beautiful vinyl record with the sleeve and the lyrics – all that kind of tactile experience that you could get from an old vinyl record.
There are many harsh lessons to be learned from the gambling experience, but the harshest one of all is the difference between having Fun and being Smart.
We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.
Ultimately all knowing, from the highest to the lowest, is the result of experience; it arises on the way of experiences.
The pain of powerlessness is excruciating. It is the most painful experience in the earth school, and everyone shares it.
Learning is not compulsory; it’s voluntary… But to survive, we must learn.
Research your own experience. Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Condense some daily experience into a glowing symbol and an audience is electrified.
If you don’t know where you’re going any road will do
That’s the secret to anything we write. You have to bring your experience to it. Otherwise, how do you expect anyone else to connect to it?
When you have balance in your life, work becomes an entirely different experience. There is a passion that moves you to a whole new level of fulfillment and gratitude, and that’s when you can do your best… for yourself and for others.
The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.
The scariest moment is always just before you start.
What if imagination and art are not frosting at all, but the fountainhead of human experience?
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
I love the unknown, and any day that I get to experience someplace new is a good day.
He hazardeth much who depends for his learning on experience. An unhappy master, he that is only made wise by many shipwrecks; a miserable merchant, that is neither rich nor wise till he has been bankrupt. By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering.
Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
In music, silence is more important than sound.
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The immediacy of mystic experience simply means that we know God just as we know other objects. God is not a mathematical entity or a system of concepts mutually related to one another and having no reference to experience.
Missionary work has never been easy, and yet the joyful rewards cannot be equaled by any other experience.
Conversion for me was not a Damascus Road experience. I slowly moved into an intellectual acceptance of what my intuition had always known.
As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.
You don’t have to say everything to say something.
The field of experience is the whole universe in all directions. Theory remains shut up within the limits of human faculties.
We are hungry for more; if we do not consciously pursue the More, we create less for ourselves and make it more difficult to experience More in life.
Because of the power of neuroplasticity, you can, in fact, reframe your world and rewire your brain so that you are more objective. You have the power to see things as they are so that you can respond thoughtfully, deliberately, and effectively to everything you experience.
You do indeed have a past, but not now! And, yes, you have a future, but not now! You can consume your now with thoughts of ‘then’ and ‘maybe,’ but that will keep you from the inner peace you could experience.
For people living with HIV, the knowledge that undetectable equals untransmittable is huge news, not only as a means of preventing transmission, but in breaking down the stigma that many people still experience.
I’d rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent.
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
Experience is a valuable thing. It enables us to recognize mistakes when we repeat them.
Experience is an excellent doctor, though he never had a diploma.
Architecture produces a musical mood in our inner being, and we notice that even though the elements of architecture and music appear to be so alien in the outer world, through this musical mood engendered in us, our experience of architecture brings about a reconciliation, a balance between these two elements.
The best stuff in life isn’t stuff at all… relationships, experiences & meaningful work are the staples of a happy life.
Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.
High school is closer to the core of the American experience than anything else I can think of.
Everything depends on how relentlessly one forces from experience the last drop, sweet or bitter, it can possibly give.
Something happens to us all when we experience something as a unit that doesn’t occur when we’re on our couches or holding our little portable DVD players.
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn’t, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
Everything that we encounter leaves traces behind. Everything contributes imperceptibly to our education
You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
To experience sublime natural beauty is to confront the total inadequacy of language to describe what you see. Words cannot convey the scale of a view that is so stunning it is felt.
My late mother moved back to her parents’ homeland in the 1990s when Ukraine and Russia, along with the thirteen other former Soviet republics, became independent states. Drawing on her experience as a lawyer in Canada, she served as executive officer of the Ukrainian Legal Foundation, an NGO she helped to found.
Each Javelin round costs $80,000, and the idea that it’s fired by a guy who doesn’t make that in a year at a guy who doesn’t make that in a lifetime is somehow so outrageous it almost makes the war seem winnable.
We live in reference to past experience and not to future events, however inevitable.
I moved from Kentucky to Miramar, Florida, at about 8. I think I was in second grade. I still had my Southern accent, and down there, you got to experience a melting pot in full fury. All the kids I hung out with were, like, Sicilian kids from Jersey and New York.
Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
To wear a floral shirt is an experience.
The difference between education and know-how is that one you pay for, the other you charge for.
It’s a bit ridiculous to have people who have two years of experience handling an $83 billion budget.
By seeking and blundering we learn.
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.
Pain is such an important thing in life. I think that as an artist you have to experience suffering.
For my first role, I’m going to remember it forever as this incredible, positive experience, and just a miracle. The stars aligned, and it was perfect.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Singing, it’s like it’s like loving somebody, it’s a supreme emotional and physical experience.
Where you are in consciousness has everything to do with what you see in experience.
Smart people don’t learn… because they have too much invested in proving what they know and avoiding being seen as not knowing.
History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion.
In my experience, poor people are the world’s greatest entrepreneurs. Every day, they must innovate in order to survive. They remain poor because they do not have the opportunities to turn their creativity into sustainable income.
A little experience often upsets a lot of theory.
Deep experience is never peaceful.
Although, my experience when I’ve been depressed, not only am I too depressed to sit down and write a song, I’m too depressed to pick up my feet. So if you can at least write about it, you’re halfway away from it.
There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience.
We cannot see anything until we are possessed with the idea of it, take it into our heads,–and then we can hardly see anything else.
The finished man of the world must eat of every apple once.
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Pain is the best instructor, but no one wants to go to his class.
Experience shows that the success of a programming course critically depends on the choice of these examples.
You can’t just be you. You have to double yourself. You have to read books on subjects you know nothing about. You have to travel to places you never thought of traveling. You have to meet every kind of person and endlessly stretch what you know.
Men have no better guidance than examples and facts proved by experience.
We read fine things but never feel them to the full until we have gone the same steps as the author.
These people are like … a frog living in a well, who has never seen the outside world. He knows only his well, so he will not believe that there is such a thing as the world. Likewise, people talk so much about the world because they have not known the joy of God.
To rectify past blunders is impossible, but we might profit by the experience of them.
A lot of my writing is not terribly civilized. Sometimes I listen to songs by very smart writers who assume that the world is a civil place with certain formalities that people follow, but I don’t see things that way. My own experience tells me that life is not like that. That’s why I write the way I do.
But if I can be convinced and then through the work that we do together, the orchestra can really be convinced of the big sweep of that communication that the piece suggests, then the audience will get it and it will be a good experience for all of us.
Experience is something I always think I have until I get more of it.
Experience is a grindstone; and it is lucky for us, if we can get brightened by it, and not ground.
Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain.
Failing well is a skill. Letting girls do it gives them critical practice coping with a negative experience. It also gives them the opportunity to develop a kind of confidence and resilience that can only be forged in times of challenge.
Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.
The main thing is that I’ve been studying composition for the last four years.
I’d say it’s the life experience combined with the
lessons that enabled me to go much further.
I’d say it’s the life experience combined with the
lessons that enabled me to go much further.
In the summer we lay up a stock of experiences for the winter, as the squirrel of nuts?something for conversation in winter evenings.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
An event experienced is an event perceived, digested, and assimilated into the substance of our being, and the ratio between the number of cases seen and the number of cases assimilated is the measure of experience.
I do not recognize these as defeats. They are but interesting experiences of life. They are valuable stepping stones to success.
The education of circumstances is superior to that of tuition.
Adversity is the source of our deepest growth and greatest blessings; embrace it, dare to seek it.
In fiction, you have a rough idea what’s coming up next – sometimes you even make a little outline – but in fact you don’t know. Each day is a whole new – and for me, a very invigorating – experience.
Grief starts to become indulgent, and it doesn’t serve anyone, and it’s painful. But if you transform it into remembrance, then you’re magnifying the person you lost and also giving something of that person to other people, so they can experience something of that person.
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.
The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
The experience and behavior that gets labeled schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation.
I decided blacks should not have to experience the difficulties I had faced, so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly.
There was a point where I was just saying to myself, breathe. Inhale, because I felt really heavy – I felt like those cartoons when they experience G and your face is just sagging down.
Conceptions without experience are void; experience without conceptions is blind.
A director, I forget who, told me that it takes 30 years to make an actor. And I believe that. You have to learn your craft, learn your trade – and also you have to live a life and experience things.
If you are lucky enough to never experience any sort of adversity, we won’t know how resilient you are. It’s only when you’re faced with obstacles, stress, and other environmental threats that resilience, or the lack of it, emerges: Do you succumb or do you surmount?
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.
Our ‘realities’ are make-believe – whatever we make ourselves believe, we experience.
For me, I don’t expect to have a really amazing meal each time I dine out. Having a good meal with your loved ones – that’s what makes the experience.
Experience is the cane of the blind.
The mind can be thought of as containing reels and reels of motion picture film about our past experiences. These images are superimposed not only on each other but also on the lens through which we experience the present.
I’m not a big fan of religion for that reason. But I am a true believer in God, and I have great faith, and I think that a spiritual connection with something is a really important part of our experience. That doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with the church.
The most valuable lessons in life cannot be taught, they must be experienced.
It’s an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That’s always been a tug of war for me.
All experience is an arch, to build upon.
Therapists need to have a long experience in personal therapy to see what it’s like to be on the other side of the couch and see what they find helpful or not helpful.
I think it’s safe to say that each of us has at least one issue we are passionate about and struggle with, issues that robs us of our peace, our joy and our ability to experience love.
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
The person who experiences most wins.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Playing a bad guy is always a freeing experience, because you don’t have the same envelope of restrictions as you have playing a good guy. Good guys restrain themselves; they kind of have their moral fiber cut out for them in varying degrees.
It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.
Producing is just a big learning experience.
Experience is the only teacher, and we get his lesson indifferently in any school.
serene illumination, or just sitting, is not a technique, or a means to some resulting higher state of consciousness, or any particular state of being. Just sitting, one simply meets the immediate present. Desiring some flashy experience, or anything more or other than ‘this’ is mere worldly vanity and craving.
There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.
It is the old experience that a rude instrument in the hand of a master craftsman will achieve more than the finest tool wielded by the uninspired journeyman.
‘The Daily Show’ was like my family. We had dogs in the office every day, all day. It was just such a warm, beautiful, sweet experience for me. Choosing to leave the show was so hard because I really, really loved everybody there, and I loved what it gave me and the platform it gave me.
That which one cannot experience in daily life is not true for oneself.
As between mileage and experience choose experience.
The sight of a cage is only frightening to the bird that has once been caught.
The sole substitute for an experience which we have not ourselves lived through is art and literature.
…talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.
I mean, if you didn’t get it or if you didn’t feel like you enjoyed it, sometimes that experience can change.
Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do, than what one can do.
All that appears in your life is a blessing, presenting you with a greater opportunity to define who you are, and to know yourself as that.
Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never escapes itself.
Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience.
Let there be nothing untried; for nothing happens by itself, but men obtain all things by trying.
There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you’re involved in, whether it’s a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agents or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things.
For lots of reasons, including working crazy hours and having a job that required significant travel, I did not start trying to have a baby until I was in my late 30s. My experience is hardly unique. I am one of countless women who almost waited too long without realizing it.
You hope to bring your ‘A Game’ to any game, and of course you do in a final. You hope to bring experience, fitness, communication skills, motivational skills.
People are experience-rich and theory-poor.
My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair.
We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic.
I never learned from a man who agreed with me.
Humans hardly ever learn from the experience of others. They learn – when they do, which isn’t often – on their own, the hard way.
I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.
I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience.
Learning isn’t a means to an end; it is an end in itself.
If I had thought about it, I wouldn’t have done the experiment. The literature was full of examples that said you can’t do this.
Someone who has experienced trauma also has gifts to offer all of us – in their depth, their knowledge of our universal vulnerability, and their experience of the power of compassion.
We are often prophets to others only because we are our own historians.
Mum wasn’t at all religious, but she thought that going to the theatre was as important a ceremonial, communal experience that a person could have.
Surfing soothes me, it’s always been a kind of Zen experience for me. The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome. The rest of the world disappears for me when I’m on a wave.
I go by instinct – I don’t worry about experience.
I knew the poor,
I knew the hideous death they die,
when famine lays its bleak hand on the door;
I knew the rich,
sated with merriment,
who yet are sad.
I knew the hideous death they die,
when famine lays its bleak hand on the door;
I knew the rich,
sated with merriment,
who yet are sad.
It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
Coming to Harvard was an eye-opening experience because there’s so much diversity on campus.
Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience.
I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience – unless they are still up.
Gardening is a humbling experience.
To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.
I did a play called Throne of Straw when I was 11, at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles. It became really clear to me at that point that I enjoyed acting more than any other experience I was having.
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another.
It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.
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Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
You can make people feel valued or cared for by design alone. It’s not purely about money. It’s about how we choose to value human experience.
I was raised Presbyterian, but I’m not really going to church. I think the experience in meditation is pretty much where it’s at for me.
There’s a small still center into which conception can arrive. And when it arrives, you make it welcome with your experience.
My experience in Iraq made me realize, and during the recovery, that I could have died. And I just had to do more with my life.
Of the significant and pleasurable experiences of life only the simplest are open indiscriminately to all. The rest cannot be had except by those who have undergone a suitable training.
It is not enough that we build products that function, that are understandable and usable, we also need to build products that bring joy and excitement, pleasure and fun, and, yes, beauty to people’s lives.
Lack of self-worth is the fundamental source of all emotional pain. A feeling of insecurity, unworthiness and lack of valueis the core experience of powerlessness.
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.
We arrive at the various stages of life quite as novices.
It’s my experience that you really can’t lose when you try the truth.
We know from our clinical experience in the practice of medicine that in diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, the individual and his background of heredity are just as important, if not more so, as the disease itself.
If we shake hands with icy fingers, it is because we have burnt them so horribly before.
An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
The reward of suffering is experience
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Italian food is seasonal. It is simple. It is nutritionally sound. It is flavorful. It is colorful. It’s all the things that make for a good eating experience, and it’s good for you.
When we understand clearly that inner peace is the real source of happiness, and how, through spiritual practice, we can experience progressively deeper levels of inner peace, we will develop tremendous enthusiasm to practice
I don’t think there is any franchise more powerful than ours around securing the consumer experience and we will not concede that to anyone including Microsoft.
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It’s a lovely experience walking around a museum by yourself.
It’s more fun to experience things when you don’t know what’s going to happen.
The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance – the idea that anything is possible.
We have learnt through experience that when an electrical ray strikes the surface of an atom, an electron, and in some circumstances a second and even a third electron, can be detached.
In the case of my book, I don’t think it’s really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he’s enjoyed a sexual experience, etc.
You must bring out of each word its practical cash-value, set it at work within the stream of your experience.
I am out of practice at living.
You are as brave as a motorcycle.
You are as brave as a motorcycle.
What you really value is what you miss, not what you have.
Outside our comfort zone, though, is where we experience the true awesomeness of God.
And hence he must be invisible; for a spirit cannot be seen by the eye of man: nor is there any thing in this principle contradictory to reason or experience.
The trouble with experience is that by the time you have it you are too old to take advantage of it.
Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience.
A shirt’s not just a shirt. It’s the experience of what goes into that shirt.
Mistakes – call them unexpected learning experiences.
The strong experience of nature… is the necessary basis for all conception of art on which rests the grandeur and beauty of all future work.
It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.
A verse from the Veda says, ‘What you see, you become.’ In other words, just the experience of perceiving the world makes you what you are. This is a quite literal statement.
Japan is the most intoxicating place for me. In Kyoto, there’s an inn called the Tawaraya which is quite extraordinary. The Japanese culture fascinates me: the food, the dress, the manners and the traditions. It’s the travel experience that has moved me the most.
Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
My favorite college experience was probably leaving college.
We learn our belief systems as very little children, and then we move through life creating experiences to match our beliefs. Look back in your own life and notice how often you have gone through the same experience.
When I worked on 2001 – which was my first feature film – I was deeply and permanently affected by the notion that a movie could be like a first-person experience.
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure – that of being Salvador Dali.
Every day is a learning experience for city kids, and they are really sort of forced to interact with everyone around them and develop into social beings.
The artistic experience, at its highest, was actually a natural analogue of mystical experience. It produced a kind of intuitive of perception.
An illusion which is a real experience is worth having.
I’ve learned that if you want people to join in any kind of conservation effort, you have to help them to care with their hearts, not just their heads.
Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
All of us experience a gap between our minds and the reality of timeвЂ”that’s why we suffer.
The extras are a nice bonus feature, but the main incentive is the musical experience.
Our heart knows what our mind has forgotten – it knows the sacred that is within all that exists, and through a depth of feeling we can once again experience this connection, this belonging.
Major social movements eventually fade into the landscape not because they have diminished but because they have become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience.
Knowledge is to be acquired only by a corresponding experience. How can we know what we are told merely? Each man can interpret another’s experience only by his own.
All experience is subjective.
Everything is worth seeing once, and the more one sees the less one either wonders or admires.
The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.
As important as it is to keep picking yourself up and brushing yourself off, it’s also important to stop tripping over your own two feet.
Every experience empowers you twice: First when you enter into it with a whole heart, and again when you leave it with a whole heart.
There is no compression algorithm for experience.
Every country should conduct its own reforms, should develop its own model, taking into account the experience of other countries, whether close neighbours or far away countries.
No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair.
I go to the British Comedy Awards and, you know, quite a few people were making jokes at my expense. It just made me feel awful, because I am there with my wife and she has gone out and bought a dress. And it is my big night and I won, and yet the overriding experience was that of nastiness.
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
The noblest search is the search for excellence.
A man should have the fine point of his soul taken off to become fit for this world.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
I think we’re the only jokeless show on television. I mean really, we have no setups and no punch lines. It’s not a joke show. There are funny lines and funny moments but again the comedy is born of the human experience and awkward pauses are a great part of what it is to be human.
Experience is a great teacher.
The wise learn from the experience of others, and the creative know how to make a crumb of experience go a long way.
Maybe this is a utopian view of art but I do believe that art can function as a vehicle, that it isn’t just a cultural pursuit, something that happens in art galleries. Unless art is linked to experience and the fear and joy of that, it becomes mere icing on the cake.
The events that I have attended to mark my Diamond Jubilee have been a humbling experience. It has touched me deeply to see so many thousands of families, neighbors and friends celebrating together in such a happy atmosphere.
We can teach from our experience, but we cannot teach experience.
One has to taste an experience for oneself and find out if the thing is genuine or helpful. Then, before discarding something, one has to go further, so that one gets firsthand experience.
When we shift our perception, our experience changes.
To a great experience one thing is essential, an experiencing nature.
I’m learning from my past mistakes and trying to correct them as I move forward. Experience at the international level has probably taught me what it takes to probably go out there and get a 100 or to build an innings or to win a game.
It’s been said that astronomy is a humbling and, I might add, a character-building experience.
To describe externals, you become a scientist. To describe experience, you become an artist.
Coincidence is a recognized element in ‘real life.’ All of us have anecdotes about those times when, by the merest coincidence, we avoided some disaster or stumbled onto some wonderful experience.
It is after we get home that we really go over the mountain, if ever.
Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.
Poetry can communicate the actual quality of experience with a subtlety and precision unapproachable by any other means.
White space is to be regarded as an active element, not a passive background.
As the writer, you’re always a presence in the song. If you get close to what human beings are like, you’re writing about common experience. We all do much the same things, so if you nail somebody, then you’ve also nailed yourself.
Experience is only half of experience.
My works are the issue of simple and plain experience which is the true mistress.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just…in between.
Lack of access to basic sanitation facilities can be a traumatic experience for girls especially during menstruation period and have an adverse impact on their health.
Life should serve up its feast of experience in a series of courses.
Life (as you call it) is an opportunity for you to know experientially what you already know conceptually. You need learn nothing to do this. You need merely remember what you already know, and act on it.
Doing a mall is not only construction of the physical place: what is important is the merchandising mix. We strive to serve the convenience of the public. We want shopping at our malls to be a unique and an enjoyable experience.
That experience which does not make us better makes us worse.
Life is a tapestry woven by the decisions we make.
The experience of every past moment but belies the faith of each present.
In one and the same human being there are cognitions that, however utterly dissimilar they are, yet have one and the same object,so that one can only conclude that there are different subjects in one and the same human being.
When a woman ceases to alter the fashion of her hair, you guess that she has passed the crisis of her experience.
I think music needs to be presented in a way so that kids can grasp songs, dances, simple music that’s associated with some particular defining moment in human experience.
Age is nothing but experience, and some of us are more experienced than others
You can either ask the question or experience the answer.
I think in business, you have to learn to be patient. Maybe I’m not very patient myself. But I think that I’ve learned the most is be able to wait for something and get it when it’s the right time.
It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last.
Letting yourself simply experience your difficulties without getting caught up in thoughts about how much you dislike them and in wishes that you didn’t have to deal with them in the first place will change your experience of difficulties.
For those of us who have a ground of knowledge which we cannot transmit to outsiders, it is perhaps more profitable to act fearlessly than to argue.
God’s way of answering the Christian’s prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.
Love is an emotion that is based on an opinion of women that is impossible for those who have had any experience with them.
I would vote for the man who’s lived life, who’s done different occupations, who’s been out in the real world and struggled to make a living, struggled to raise a family, struggled with life as it exists. So I’d vote for experience, honest experience.
Our experience is composed rather of illusions lost than of wisdom acquired.
Experience is knowing a lot of things you shouldnt do.
And others’ follies teach us not,
Nor much their wisdom teaches,
And most, of sterling worth, is what
Our own experience preaches.
Nor much their wisdom teaches,
And most, of sterling worth, is what
Our own experience preaches.
The tragic thing about learning from experience is I fear that one can only learn from one’s own experience. Other people’s – other nations’ – experiences simply do not help. They can be imaginatively learned from. But people do not act on other people’s experiences.
Let me say that I consider myself a deep believer in the reality of God. I might define God quite differently from the way some people in the Christian faith would do so, but I do not doubt the reality of that experience.
If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
The experience of being on a show that is very much in the center of popular culture is exciting. You really feel like you’re reaching people.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
Doubtless the world is quite right in a million ways; but you have to be kicked about a little to convince you of the fact.
Playing on the Burj Al Arab helipad was an unforgettable experience, and the view of Dubai was incredible.
To walk into the hall of mirrors of Versailles as Louis XIV and deliver a monologue on your own in an empty hall of mirrors is like no other experience.
Wisdom is the daughter of experience
Racism exists, but it is far less rampant than ignorance, and ignorance can be cured through experience.
Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
I wish the days to be as centuries, loaded, fragrant. Now we reckon them as bank-days, by some debt which is to be paid us, or which we are to pay, or some pleasure we are to taste.
As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.
Life is a daily cleansing. Negativity must be washed away, if you wish to attract positive experiences to your life.
If you learn from an experience, that’s good – so nothing bad happened to you.
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.
There are a few things that can be done only by experiencing them. Love is one of them. There is no way to learn it; you have to do it. And by trial and error one learns.
I have often thought that however learned you may talk about it, one knows nothing but what he learns from his own experience.
[Ger., Da dacht ich oft: schwatzt noch so hoch gelehrt,
Man weiss doch nichts, als was man selbst erfahrt.]
[Ger., Da dacht ich oft: schwatzt noch so hoch gelehrt,
Man weiss doch nichts, als was man selbst erfahrt.]
The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences.
Two packed houses. I guess the theater sat 2,700 people every night so it was an amazing experience.
If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
But my experience is that people who have been through painful, difficult times are filled with compassion.
Innocence can be more powerful than experience.
We are each responsible for all of our experiences.
The entrance into Zen is the grasping of one’s essential nature. It is absolutely impossible, however, to come to a clear understanding of our essential nature by any intellectual or philosophical method. It is accomplished only by the experience of self-realization through zazen.
It’s a great, great experience to finally get the reception that you know you rightfully deserve.
What’s done we partly may compute, But know not what’s resisted.
There are many people who reach their conclusions about life like schoolboys: they cheat their master by copying the answer out of a book without having worked the sum out for themselves.
The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication.
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.
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
He who tastes not, knows not.
Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.
I grew up like a neglected weed – ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
I never give advice unless someone asks me for it. One thing I’ve learned, and possibly the only advice I have to give, is to not be that person giving out unsolicited advice based on your own personal experience.
The reason why the romantic love relationship is such an intense and universally sought-after experience is that it seems to offer liberation from a deep-seated state of fear, need, lack, and incompleteness that is part of the human condition in its unredeemed and unenlightened state.
The reward of suffering is experience.
Facts of experience are valued in Zen more than representations, symbols, and concepts-that is to say, substance is everything in Zen and form nothing.
All experience is an enrichment rather than an impoverishment.
A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.
It was an experience being on a Beatles tour. They weren’t very good. The singing was great, but the playing was a bit weak.
The price of a memory, is the memory of the sorrow it brings.
Sydney’s a beautiful city. It was a great experience.
Experience is what you have after you’ve forgotten her name.
A kite needs to be tied down in order to fly. I learned how important restrictions can sometimes be in order to experience freedom.
how poor and disheartening a thing is experience compared with hope!
None of us can help the things life has done to us. TheyвЂ™re done before you realize it, and once theyвЂ™re done they make you do other things until at last everything comes between you and what youвЂ™d like to be, and youвЂ™ve lost your true self forever.
In one word, to draw the rule from experience, one must generalize; this is a necessity that imposes itself on the most circumspect observer.
Copying is slavery. The letter must never be followed, only the spirit is to be grasped. Higher affirmations live in the spirit. And where is the spirit? Seek it in your everyday experience, and therein lies abundance of proof for all you need.
Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson.
Loneliness is different than isolation and solitude. Loneliness is a subjective feeling where the connections we need are greater than the connections we have. In the gap, we experience loneliness. It’s distinct from the objective state of isolation, which is determined by the number of people around you.
Here I beg you to observe in passing that the scruples that prevented ancient writers from using arithmetical terms in geometry, and which can only be a consequence of their inability to perceive clearly the relation between these two subjects, introduced much obscurity and confusion into their explanations.
To write our constitution is for the past, the present, and the future to come together all at once in one single motion, in one single heave, one single cry. For we correct the errors of the past and chart a new course for the future, based on the experience of the present.
A prudent person profits from personal experience, a wise one from the experience of others.
‘Jersey Boys’ has been the most amazing experience ever and has exposed an entire new audience to the music. It’s great to see people of all ages coming to the show.
I’m alone and outgunned, scared and inexperienced, but I’m right.
I had an amazing experience working with great people. I had a great family, a typical family with drama in certain areas, and that’s pretty much everywhere in everyone’s life.
Despotism has so often been established in the name of liberty that experience should warn us to judge parties by their practices rather than their preachings.
Many of the lessons we are to learn in mortality can only be received through the things we experience and sometimes suffer. And God expects and trusts us to face temporary mortal adversity with His help so we can learn what we need to learn and ultimately become what we are to become in eternity.
The biology of mind bridges the sciences – concerned with the natural world – and the humanities – concerned with the meaning of human experience.
This is the world of One Taste, with no inside and no outside, no subject and no object, no in here versus out there, without means, without path and without goal. And this, as Ramana said, is the final truth.
You used the word “civilization”, which means a set of abstractions, symbols, conventions. Experience tends to be vicarious; emotions are predigested and electrical; ideas become more real than things.
I had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am.
Parents cannot expect advice to have the same force upon their children as experience has upon themselves.
Creativity comes from looking for the unexpected and stepping outside your own experience.
I know when I go to a movie I want to experience something, whether to laugh, to cry, to feel bad.
The tragedy of the world is that those who are imaginative have but slight experience, and those who are experienced have feeble imaginations.
The point is that whatever one is trying to learn, it is necessary to have firsthand experience, rather than learning from books or from teachers or by merely conforming to an already established pattern.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
At the end of the day, you are in control of your own happiness. Life is going to happen whether you overthink it, overstress it or not. Just experience life and be happy along the way. You can’t control everything in your life, but you can control your happiness.
I think experience has shown that privateers have done more toward distressing the trade of our enemies, and furnishing these States with necessaries, than Continental Ships of the same force.
If we didn’t want to upset anyone, we would make films about sewing, but even that could be dangerous. But I think finally, in a film, it is how the balance is and the feelings are. But I think there has to be those contrasts and strong things within a film for the total experience.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
Cinematography is so much about instinct and intuition – you want the same range of experience going into behind the camera as what you see in front of it. Your life experience will come through the lens.
In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
He teaches best,
Who feels the hearts of all men in his breast,
And knows their strength or weakness through his own.
Who feels the hearts of all men in his breast,
And knows their strength or weakness through his own.
Experience is the universal mother of sciences.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
That is mere sentimentality that lies abed by day and thinks itself white, far from the tan and callus of experience.
I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.
Experience teaches us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government’s purposes are beneficent.
It is within the experience of everyone that when pleasure and pain reach a certain intensity they are indistinguishable.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
Our past experiences may have made us the way we are, but we don’t have to stay that way.
I haven’t been as wild with my money as somebody like me might have been. I’ve been very safe, very conservative with investments. I don’t blow money. I don’t have a ton of houses. I know things can go away. I’ve already had that experience.
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
They say in the Middle East a pessimist is simply an optimist with experience.
My trust in God flows out of the experience of his loving me, day in and day out, whether the day is stormy or fair, whether I’m sick or in good health, whether I’m in a state of grace or disgrace. He comes to me where I live and loves me as I am.
An experience teaches only the good observer; but far from seeking a lesson in it, everyone looks for an argument in experience, and everyone interprets the conclusion in his own way.
I didn’t think; I experimented.
Tell Youth to play with Wine and Love and never bear away the scars! I may as well tilt up the sky and yet try not to spill the stars.
The more you are blessed with experience, the fuller and the more enriched you are in your craft.
I know not anything more pleasant, or more instructive, than to compare experience with expectation, or to register from time to time the difference between idea and reality. It is by this kind of observation that we grow daily less liable to be disappointed.
I believe dreams represent the purest form of fantasy we unleash through our subconscious. They represent the truest freedom we can experience. Totally unrepressed and totally creative.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
My whole life experience feeds into my writing. I think that must be true for every writer. Clearly the Army and combat were major influences; just the same, you need to understand that many of the writers we have now couldn’t load a revolver.
I believe that curiosity, wonder and passion are defining qualities of imaginative minds and great teachers; that restlessness and discontent are vital things; and that intense experience and suffering instruct us in ways that less intense emotions can never do.
Human beings are like tea-bags. You don’t know your own strength until you get into hot water.
The taste of defeat has a richness of experience all its own.
Uselessness is a fatal accusation to bring against any act which is done for its presumed utility, but those which are done for their own sake are their own justification.
The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences, for this barrier does not exist.
The essential lesson I’ve learned in life is to just be yourself. Treasure the magnificent being that you are and recognize first and foremost you’re not here as a human being only. You’re a spiritual being having a human experience.
The Zen of doing anything is doing it with a particular concentration of mind, a calmness and simplicity of mind, that brings the experience of enlightenment and, through that experience, happiness.
Our vulgar perception is not concerned with other than vulgar phenomena.
The human dilemma is that which arises out of a man’s capacity to experience himself as both subject and object at the same time.
Ideally, you want to be in a fifty-fifty power-sharing arrangement with the audience – both of you are there for a mutually enjoyable experience.
We experience problem-solving sessions as war zones, we view competing ideas as enemies, and we use problems as weapons to blame and defeat opposition forces. No wonder we can’t come up with real lasting solutions!
All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary.
Religions are tough. Either they make no contentions which are subject to disproof or they quickly redesign doctrine after disproof. … near the core of the religious experience is something remarkably resistant to rational inquiry.
There are those who imagine that the unlucky accidents of lifeВ—life’s “experiences”В—are in some way useful to us. I wish I could find out how. I never know one of them to happen twice. They always change off and swap around and catch you on your inexperienced side.
Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
Eyes that have never wept cannot comprehend sorrow.
The only concept or experience or core belief that I can attribute my other-ness to is that I just started out a weirdo and I stayed a weirdo. And it took me a long time to embrace my outsidership and see it as a strength rather than a weakness.
These things are sent to try us, but why me?
Surely one may as profitably be soaked in the juices of a swamp for one day as pick his way dry-shod over sand. Cold and damp ? are they not as rich experience as warmth and dryness?
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that; for it is true we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct.
All of Africa’s resources should be declared resources of the state and managed by the nation. Our experience in Bolivia shows that when you take control of natural resources for the people of the town and village, major world change is possible.
Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.
Every performance has provided a learning experience, and as we go, we keep fine-tuning the shows. If we decide to do a tour, we rehearse until we perfect. One thing that I do prior to every show is that we huddle the band and pray. We thank more than we ask.
Gentlemen, as we study the universe we see everywhere the most tremendous manifestations of force. In our own experience we know of but one source of force, namely will. How then can we help regarding the forces we see in nature as due to the will of some omnipresent, omnipotent being? Gentlemen, there must be a GOD.
Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!
Experience is the great teacher; unfortunately, experience leaves mental scars, and scar tissue contracts.
Men use a new lesson or experience later on as a ploughshare or perhaps also as a weapon; women at once make it into an ornament.
Holiness is not some lofty experience, unattainable except to those who can leap the stars, but it is rather a lowly experience, which lowly people in the lowly walks of life can share with Jesus, by letting His mind be in them.
The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!
Experience should be a plus as long as it doesn’t become complacency. If you say, ‘We’re not going to change; we didn’t do it that way before,’ then you’ve become too old.
The train system in India is chaotic and fun – it’s the best way to see the landscape. Being in with all the families and also being the odd animal is a colourful experience you’ll never forget.
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
I look for lessons in every experience. It adds to my leadership abilities.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
True meditation is letting go of manipulating our experience.
What we have to get clear to kids is that when you offer your stillness and open yourself to the experience of music, it pays you back more than you give.
We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.
Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
As far as being a ‘player’s player,’ you’ve only got to go to Nashville or Argentina and you can forget about it. The world is full of amazing guitar players, and you know it, and I know it…it’s a humbling experience.
We owned what we learned back there; the experience and the growth are grafted into our lives.
Standup comedy is fun. I mean other than having to experience the excruciating lonlieness and unacknowledged sadness that results in funny.
Believe me, for certain men at least, not taking what one doesn’t desire is the hardest thing in the world.
The statesman’s duty is to bridge the gap between his nation’s experience and his vision.
Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our values are and how great the mission they represent.
The Soul should always stand ajar.
In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and to the young, it comes with bitterest agony because it takes them unawares. I have had experience enough to know what I say.
Sailing is the closest I can get to nature – it’s adrenaline, fear, a constant challenge and learning experience, an adventure into the unknown. And of course there is nothing better than wearing the same T-shirt for days and not brushing my hair for weeks.
People react positively when things are clear and understandable.
In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness.
After each experience, you grow up, you get enriched with something, and you don’t know how you’re going to be in six months, you don’t know what you’re going to want, what you’re going to need.
Best thing that’s happened this year? Maybe Hostel. It was a great experience. I loved it.
The Louvre for me is a wonderful experience. Because it continues; it didn’t get cut off. It was actually a continuous involvement all the way, and a lot of people have come and gone, come and gone; but I’m still here.
The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes.
In my experience, take the Holy Spirit out of the equation of your life and it spells boring. Add it into the equation of your life and you never know where you are going to go, what you are going to do, or who you are going to meet.
Out of an intuitive experience of the world comes a continuous flow of novel distinctions. Purely rational understanding, on the other hand, serves to confirm old mindsets, rigid categories. Artists, who live in the same world as the rest of us, steer clear of these mindsets to make us see things anew.
Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?
I’ve learned from experience that if you work harder at it, and apply more energy and time to it, and more consistency, you get a better result. It comes from the work.
Great art – or good art – is when you look at it, experience it and it stays in your mind. I don’t think conceptual art and traditional art are all that different.
It’s hard to get lost if you don’t know where you’re going.
Childhood depression tends to be more common in inner cities, being most frequently related to serious social deprivation, bullying, domestic violence, wartime experience and famine. It is, for example, a serious problem among children who are traumatised refugees.
The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.
I really like the Observer. I think I’d love to have a column with a broad reach that would enable me to do some proper reporting, but keep it on sort of a humorous level. I’ve always had a very happy experience writing for them.
Hands-on experience is the best way to learn about all the interdisciplinary aspects of robotics.
Our glory is hidden in our pain, if we allow God to bring the gift of himself in our experience of it.
After years of touring you experience music festivals that are mostly the same – where you copy and paste the same experience into a muddy field in California or a muddy field in England.
Measurement of life should be proportioned rather to the intensity of the experience than to its actual length.
Learn the lesson of your own pain–learn to seek God, not in any single event of past history, but in your own soul–in the constant verifications of experience, in the life of Christian love.
Don’t be afraid to go for positions, jobs or take on clients just outside of your knowledge base. It’s when you’re uncomfortable that you learn and grow the most.
I am so not a pageant girl, but I signed up for the Miss Junior Florida contest because I thought it would be good experience.
I needed time to stand back and go through a lot more experience in life. Then I have something to write about, joke or to animate.
Experience is always a trustworthy guide; it may not tell you everything, but it never lies.
A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
I grew up to be indifferent to the distinction between literature and science, which in my teens were simply two languages for experience that I learned together.
It is important to express oneself… provided the feelings are real and are taken from your own experience.
Experience converts us to ourselves when books fail us.
I assure you that the training that you get in a midget, in a sprint car and perhaps in a Silver Crown car is really the kind of experience that makes you into a damn good race driver.
I cannot experience your experience. You cannot experience my experience. We are both invisible men.
I’ve been lucky enough – well, maybe unlucky enough – to have had a lot of friends who have had their ups and downs. And for an actor, that’s good. Life experience in any regard is good. So I’ve seen a lot and I’ve had my own experiences.
The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
We respect our elders. There is wisdom that comes from experience, and I am not going to stop learning from wise counsel.
Pure love is who you are! When you express pure love, you give yourself the direct experience of who you are. It is the greatest gift! It looks as if your giving a gift to others, and you are giving it to yourself, that is because there is no one else in the room, it only looks as if there is.
If you want to experience joy in your life, you have to be able to step outside yourself and become part of a cause that is much larger than you; one that brings a greater good to a greater community.
If you really want to experience God, go and make disciples.
I’ve always said that the experience of meeting an artist that you are in awe of and that you hope to create with one day is usually disappointing because you put them up on a pedestal, and then you’re like, ‘Wow, that’s not a nice person.’
Personal experience is the basis of all real Literature.
Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
Experience teaches you how to do things you never want to do again.
American history and the black experience are inextricable. And both are inextricable from policing. Far more often than not, that’s been a good thing.
I keep saying this, and I truly mean this: I think that when you experience true love, it never really goes away.
I’m no expert. I have no psychic powers, and I sure don’t possess any secret wisdom. I’m just Janet. I have strengths, weaknesses, fears, happiness, sadness. I experience joy and I experience pain. I’m highly emotional. I’m very vulnerable.
I have found little that is ‘good’ about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
The joy of life consists in the exercise of one’s energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.
It is only through failure and through experiment that we learn and grow.
‘Spring Day’ – I wrote main lyrics based on my personal experience with old friends. It is about my sad memories with him, and it makes me sentimental whenever I listen to the song.
An ideologue – one who thinks ideologically – can’t lose. He can’t lose because his answer, his interpretation and his attitude have been determined in advance of the particular experience or observation. They are derived from the ideology, and not subject to the facts.
Don’t be so bitter about a bad experience from your past that you miss the opportunities in front of you.
From all these experiences the most important thing I have learned is that legibility and beauty stand close together and that type design, in its restraint, should be only felt but not perceived by the reader.
Experience has everywhere shown us, and especially in the Philippines, that the classes which are better off have always been addicted to peace and order because they live comparatively better and may be the losers in civil disturbances.
However it is debased or misinterpreted, love is a redemptive feature. To focus on one individual so that their desires become superior to yours is a very cleansing experience.
Your mind now, moldering like wedding-cake, heavy with useless experience, rich with suspicion, rumour, fantasy, crumbling to pieces under the knife-edge of mere fact. In the prime of your life.
Death is not painful. It is the most beautiful experience you will have.
The cords of passion and desire weave a binding net around you. Worldly confrontation makes you stiff and inflexible. The trap of duality is tenacious. Bound, rigid, and trapped, you cannot experience liberation.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don’t have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
The main experiential determinants of moral development seem to be amount and variety of social experience, the opportunity to take a number of roles and to encounter other perspectives.
There are but few proverbial sayings that are not true, for they are all drawn from experience itself, which is the mother of all sciences.
Your experience will be a lesson to all of us men to be careful not to marry ladies in very high positions.
Metro Station, it was a crazy experience, because I felt like we just blew up really fast.
Seek ye counsel of the aged for their eyes have looked on the faces of the years and their ears have hardened to the voices of Life. Even if their counsel is displeasing to you, pay heed to them.
Judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement.
I started out really young, when I was four, five, six, writing poems, before I could play an instrument. I was writing about things when I was eight or 10 years old that I hadn’t lived long enough to experience. That’s why I also believe in reincarnation, that we were put here with ideas to pass around.
I’m older and older. With any experience you have, you know more about yourself.
You don’t know what unconditional love is. You may say you do, but if you don’t have a child, you don’t know what that is. But when you experience it, it is the most fulfilling ever.
Experience is never limited, and it is never complete
The theoretical idea … does not arise apart from and independent of experience; nor can it be derived from experience by a purely logical procedure. It is produced by a creative act. Once a theoretical idea has been acquired, one does well to hold fast to it until it leads to an untenable conclusion.
…Respecting the woman as an important and valuable human being and making certain that the woman’s experience while giving birth is fulfilling and empowering is not just a nice extra, it is absolutely essential as it makes the woman strong and therefore makes society strong.
Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience.
You cannot experience what you don’t know. And you don’t know you are in “heaven” right now because you have not experienced it.
When I come off the bench, I’m looking to add energy, and then I play defense and rebound. Also, at the end of the game, I have the experience to go out there and help us win.
Experience acquired in the heroic battle against Batista’s tyranny showed that the enemy, no matter what his strength, could not defeat the Cuban people.
What was considered a peak mystical experience a few years ago is today the basic platform of sanity from which our exploration begins.
In real life we don’t know what’s going to happen next. So how can you be that way on a stage? Being alive to the possibility of not knowing exactly how everything is going to happen next – if you can find places to have that happen onstage, it can resonate with an experience of living.
Experience is a private, very largely speechless affair.
Experience – the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
The experience of creating my adventure games was, other than marrying my husband and bringing into the world my two sons, the most fulfilling, wonderful experience I ever had.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.
The song ‘Tyler Durden’ is about the movie ‘Fight Club,’ so obviously, it’s not a personal experience, but I love that song. It’s my favorite song.
Experience takes dreadfully high school-wages, but he teaches like no other.
But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience.
Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current job, industry, education, experience or interests.
Truth comes out of error more readily than out of confusion.
If … the past may be no Rule for the future, all Experience becomes useless and can give rise to no Inferences or Conclusions.
As a medical doctor, it is my duty to evaluate the situation with as much data as I can gather and as much expertise as I have and as much experience as I have to determine whether or not the wish of the patient is medically justified.
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
I’m not a genius. I’m just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Experience is a poor guide to man, and is seldom followed. What really teaches a man is not experience, but observation.
We’re made for the light of a cave and for twilight. Twilight is the time we see best. When we dim the light down, and the pupil opens, feeling comes out of the eye like touch. Then you really can feel colour, and experience it.
I think to have done ‘Titanic’ would have been a tortuous experience altogether. I feel good about where my life is, now. I feel free and joyous and happy and more liberated than I have ever been.
Experience never errs; it is only your judgments that err by promising themselves effects such as are not caused by your experiments.
It was a great learning experience to work with all the stalwarts associated with ‘Beyond the Clouds.’ It’s indeed a strong team to be working with.
A philosophy of freedom must set out from the experience of thinking, for it is through this experience of thinking that a human being discovers his own self, finds his bearings as an independent personality.
Our minds and memories are crowded with the common experience of nature.
No experience is necessary to push yourself past what you think you can do.
Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.
It must be possible for an empirical system to be refuted by experience.
The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
We do but learn to-day what our better advanced judgements will unteach us tomorrow.
The dominant characteristic of an authentic spiritual life is the gratitude that flows from trust – not only for all the gifts that I receive from God, but gratitude for all the suffering. Because in that purifying experience, suffering has often been the shortest path to intimacy with God.
Food is one part of the experience. And it has to be somewhere between 50 to 60 percent of the dining experience. But the rest counts as well: The mood, the atmosphere, the music, the feeling, the design, the harmony between what you have on the plate and what surrounds the plate.
Travel is a new experience that can transport you out of your everyday routine to create memories with the ones you love.
The only intuitive interface is the nipple. Everything else is learned.
Imagination is a poor substitute for experience.
It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history.
There are two modes of acquiring knowledge, namely by reasoning and experience. Reasoning draws a conclusion and makes us grant the conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, nor does it remove doubt so that the mind may rest on the intuition of truth, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.
Happiness isn’t something you experience; it’s something you remember.
I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn’t of much value. Life hasn’t revealed its beauty to them.
Avoid the precepts of those thinkers whose reasoning is not confirmed by experience.
You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.
No amount of reading and intelligent deduction could supplant the direct experience.
Eating street food in Bangkok is an experience.
Characterization is integral to the theatrical experience.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’
The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
One of the best things – and something I’m grateful for every time I walk onto a film set – is my six and a half years on Dawson’s Creek and the experience it afforded me in how to get comfortable with the camera.
I can tell you from experience that God’s help and presence in our lives is vital. He is the Author of all true success and everything that is good-without Him, we can do nothing of true value.
Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences…our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging.
A lot of people think that addiction is a choice. A lot of people think it’s a matter of will. That has not been my experience. I don’t find it to have anything to do with strength.
Twitter is the ultimate service for the mobile age – its simplification and constraint of the publishing medium to 140 characters is perfectly complementary to a mobile experience. People still need longer stuff, but they see the headline on Twitter or Facebook.
We have listened here to the delegates who have recalled the terrible human suffering, and the great material destruction of the late war in the Pacific. It is with feelings of sorrow that we recall the part played in that catastrophic human experience by the old Japan.
In most parts of the world, starting a company that goes bust is dubbed a ‘failure.’ In Silicon Valley, we call this ‘gaining experience.’ We are willing to take the risks that are inherent for innovation.
Science means constantly walking a tightrope between blind faith and curiosity; between expertise and creativity; between bias and openness; between experience and epiphany; between ambition and passion; and between arrogance and conviction – in short, between an old today and a new tomorrow.
everything you experience is what constitutes you as a human being, but the experience passes away and the person’s left. The person is the residue.
Experience suggests that the first rule of politics is never to say never. The ingenious human capacity for maneuver and compromise may make acceptable tomorrow what seems outrageous or impossible today.
Our whole past experience is continually in our consciousness, though most of it sunk to a great depth of dimness. I think of consciousness as a bottomless lake, whose waters seem transparent, yet into which we can clearly see but a little way.
My mother is black, from Grenada, so my blackness was always there, but It wasn’t until I started hanging with the upperclassmen black actors at my high school that I really got my roots in being a black American, which is a distinctly different identity and experience.
Apple is the only company that can take hardware, software, and services and integrate those into an experience that’s an ‘aha’ for the customer. You can take that and apply to markets that we’re not in today.
People think that their world will get smaller as they get older. My experience is just the opposite. Your senses become more acute. You start to blossom.
We often find comfort in telling what is painful in actual experience.
There’s a vintage which comes with age and experience.
As daughters of God we are each unique and different in our circumstances and experiences. And yet our part mattersвЂ”because we matter.
Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.
If you think of human experience as a pie, then the wedge Hollywood is reflecting now is getting smaller and smaller.
Building a bridge, in my opinion, is a symbolic gesture, linked with the needs of people who cross over it, and with the idea of overcoming or surmounting obstacles. A modern bridge can also be a work of art. It helps to shape our daily lives and becomes a vital experience for all the people who use it.
The spectacles of experience; through them you will see clearly a second time.
I’ve been doing a lot of work on female rights, especially adolescent rights. I’ve been to a lot of schools where the UNICEF had set up villages in India, and it’s an eye-opening experience.
Many times when you’re a tourist you can just stay on the surface and not really experience the place you’re visiting, which will probably leave you disappointed. Everywhere has something interesting; it’s just about being curious enough to find it and scratch where you have to scratch and stay longer and walk further.
It’s very important that young artists push boundaries, because sometimes you have this urge to do something – like the impulsive and dangerous urges I had as a child – and if you don’t follow through with it you might miss out on a developmental experience.
Experience is by industry achieved, And perfected by the swift course of time.
The amount of meetings I’ve been in – people would be shocked. But that’s how you gain experience, how you can gain knowledge, being in meetings and participating. You learn and grow.
No one is born fully-formed: it is through self-experience in the world that we become what we are.
In my experience, it is rarer to find a really happy person in a circle of millionaires than among vagabonds.
Exile is not a time frame. Exile is an experience. It’s a sentiment.
Intelligent people should learn from their experiences. With people on the street, the bad experience has beaten them.
Writing for ‘Rooster’ was a strange experience. It’s funny, once you tap into a voice, words just start to flow. You know when you’ve hit a spirit or captured something.
All conflict we experience in the world, is a conflict within our own selves.
I wouldn’t describe that “position” as “parasitic.” I’d describe that experience as “edifying.” I don’t merely write from a critical intellectual distance. I actually live around here.
A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
Personal experience is the lightning of the soul; it transforms the heart in ways that leave the brain behind.
Each succeeding day is the scholar of that which went before it.
Well, it was one of my most gratifying experiences because I could devote my knowledge and my talent for the good for the City of Washington, and all the Federal projects where the Fine Arts Commission had jurisdiction, and it was a tremendous experience.
My first acting experience was a non-speaking role as a robot. My costume was a cardboard box covered in tinfoil, but I was so shy I refused to go on stage.
If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.
Experience alone can give, even to the greatest talent, that confidence in having done all that could be done.
I think the major event that shaped my life was being a Naval aviator. I got my commission and wings at 18 years old, and then I went into combat at 19. And I think, as I look back on it, that whole experience probably shaped my life more than any incident, or any event.
Science provides an understanding of a universal experience. Arts provide a universal understanding of a personal experience.
Experience is what you get while looking for something else.
I think the only way for you to grow and evolve is to keep listening, keep moving forward, keep jumping in and trying to experience.
The training is a set of interpersonal interactions that lead to emotional and intellectual experiences that provide a circumstance and an intrument for self awareness, self observation and reflection on the circumstances of the subject trainee, both in his individual life and as a social being.
An SF author who reads only SF will have little new to contribute, but someone with a broader experience will bring more to the table.
Our novice runs the risk of failure without additional traits: a strong inclination toward originality, a taste for research, and a desire to experience the incomparable gratification associated with the act of discovery itself.
As I say at the beginning of my workshops, ‘Everything I say here is a lie — bullshit, in other words — because anything that you put in words is not experience, is not the experiment. It’s a representation — a misrepresentation.
The beauty of dystopia is that it lets us vicariously experience future worlds – but we still have the power to change our own.
Experience gives us the tests first and the lessons later.
We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.
To read a paper book is another experience: you can do it on a ship, on the branch of a tree, on your bed, even if there is a blackout.
I went to New York for Fashion Week and girls showed up waiting to see me. It’s funny because there’s a group of girls who I actually recognize because they always show up. It’s nice and I’m like, ‘Hi girls! I recognize your faces!’ It’s just like a feel-good experience.
In the Zen Way we focus upon each breath, each day, each moment and experience it totally. One complete breath brings the next.
I feel like the world would be a better place if more people experienced a little bit of someone else’s experience.
As far as the customer is concerned, the interface is the product.
Example is the best precept.
Yoga ia a way of moving into stillness in order to experience the truth of who you are.
Living in a rural setting exposes you to so many marvelous things – the natural world and the particular texture of small-town life, and the exhilarating experience of open space.
Perception often lags behind reality, and I can say from experience that the vast majority of public officials in Louisiana are much better than our reputation holds us to be.
That night at Carnegie Hall was a great experience. When the thing was first put up to me I was a little dubious, not knowing just what would be expected of us.
But inner experience is only one source of human knowledge.
There’s something about being in front of a live audience that’s fun. It’s a really interesting, very electric, very alive, and intense experience, and you can’t get it anywhere else. And I’ve been doing it since I was 23, so it’s part of my being – it’s part of my fabric as a person.
The only source of knowledge is experience.
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
The burnt child, urged by rankling ire, Can hardly wait to get back at the fire.
I have very little experience of self-government. In fact, I am one of the most governed people in the world.
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.
My college experience was like everyone else’s. I learned a lot. I gained a new perspective on the world and on people that I’m so thankful and appreciative for.
Staying at Airbnb listings gives me the opportunity to truly understand and experience the local culture of the countries I visit.
The repugnance to animal food is not the effect of experience, but is an instinct. It appeared more beautiful to live low and farehard in many respects; and though I never did so, I went far enough to please my imagination.
My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
Experience unveils too late the snares laid for youth; it is the white frost which discovers the spider’s web when the flies are no longer there to be caught.
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
Some experience of popular lecturing had convinced me that the necessity of making things plain to uninstructed people, was one of the very best means of clearing up the obscure corners in one’s own mind.
For me, there is no such thing as a negative experience.
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.
Age is relative. Experience is relative. And I think often intensity is confused with maturity.
When one has finished building one’s house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one has learned something that one really needed to know in the worst way – before one began.
Theaters are always going to be around, and doing fine. With computers and technology, we’re becoming more and more secluded from each other. And the movie theater is one of the last places where we can still gather and experience something together. I don’t think the desire for that magic will ever go away.
The main goal is not to complicate the already difficult life of the consumer.
Experience makes more timid men than it does wise ones.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
The way to reduce the pain which you associate with earthly experiences and events-both yours and those of others-is to change the way you behold them.
Let your love propel your beloveds into the world-and into the full experience of who they are. In this will you have truly loved.
The civilized man is a more experienced and wiser savage.
All is but lip-wisdom which wants experience.
The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing.
When they come to Europe, they are confronted by still closed borders. Thus, the concept of open borders is a very selective concept, one that is not taken seriously at all in the experience of non-Europeans.
One Taste is not some experience you bring about through effort; rather, it is the actual condition of all experience before you do anything to it. This uncontrived state is prior to effort, prior to grasping, prior to avoiding. It is the real world before you do anything to it, including the effort to “see it nondually”.
Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.
Language fits over experience like a straight-jacket.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
We have all had the experience of finding that our reactions and perhaps even our deeds have denied beliefs we thought were ours.
The second rule is: Never go outside the experience of your people. When an action is outside the experience of the people, the result is confusion, fear, and retreat.
I have definitely been curious and involved in the process; even as a young actor. I was always looking at where the camera was, what story it was telling. And as my experience grew, I wanted to know even more.
Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.
As far as the leading man/romantic lead, I’ll tell you what, I really enjoyed my experience more than I thought or imagined I would on ‘Catch and Release.’ God bless them if they want to give me another shot at that. I would love to have that as something I can go to on occasion.
As long as you are unable to access the power of the Now, every emotional pain that you experience leaves behind a residue of pain that lives on in you.
I would take William H. Macy as a teacher any day of the week. He’s incredible. He’s got a lot of hard-earned experience.
We had the experience but missed the meaning. And approach to the meaning restores the experience in a different form.
Everyone and everything around you is your teacher.
Compton looks a lot of different. Residents are now able to go out and grab a bite, go to dinner, go to Target, Best Buy or a gym or Marshall’s. We’re now able to experience more amenities. I want to see that grow.
Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.
You start making progress in life when you realize that you don’t always have to resume where you left off.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.
It’s widely assumed that you can’t compete with free, and that seems like a reasonable thing to think. But this has not been my experience.
Rapture’s self is three parts sorrow.
Imagine everything you’re experiencing now being a hundred times more wonderful. Bad turns good; good turns great. THAT IS WHAT IS POSSIBLE.
From this experience we have learned that in a big party it is important to have the necessary and often controversial discussions on policy issues such as the health system while in opposition.
Life has a certain flavor for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
We literally live right in the middle of the zoo, and it means that every day is a new experience and so much fun.
I love being immersed in nature, going to places in the world that are pristine and untouched by man. It’s almost a religious experience when you go to a place like the Amazon, and there’s no civilisation for thousands of miles.
All thoughts are just junk. Essentially, they are coming from the limited experience of past. These thoughts are useful for your survival process. You’ve picked up some amount of information; you want to survive in the world; this information is useful. If you’re looking at life itself, these thoughts are meaningless.
Experience and imagination must enter into the very constitution of our thoughts involving concrete individuals.