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

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

"Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again."
Andre Gide

"Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other."
Benjamin Franklin

"Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience."
Clarence Day

"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."
Douglas Adams

"All that I know I learned after I was thirty."
Georges Clemenceau

"What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print."
Isadora Duncan

"There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply."
Josh Billings

"Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired."
Joseph Roux

"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser."
John W. Gardner

"Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust."
Karl Kraus

"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."
Mark Twain

"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."
Mark Twain

"Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing."
Oscar Wilde

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

"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."
Pete Seeger

"The years teach much which the days never knew."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience."
Randolph Bourne

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

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