"Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely."
"If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires."
"Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again."
"Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other."
"Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience."
"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."
"All that I know I learned after I was thirty."
"What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print."
"There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply."
"Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired."
"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser."
"Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust."
"We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore."
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."
"Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing."
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."
"Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't."
"The years teach much which the days never knew."
"Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience."
"Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment."
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