Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Experience.

The repository contains 11 quotes in the category “Experience.”

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

George Bernard Shaw
1856 — 1950

Experience is the name that everyone gives to his mistakes.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

In America, the young are always ready to give those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley
1894 — 1963

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Franklin P. Jones
1853 — 1935

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

Immanuel Kant
1724 — 1804

Experience is what makes you pause briefly before going ahead and making the same mistake.

MAD Magazine

Experience is the comb life gives you after you lose your hair.

Judith Stearn

Experience is the best teacher, and considering what it cost, it should be.


Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first and the lesson afterward.


Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.