Quotes About Real Life Experience

I’m grateful that I have lived from the days of manual typewritters to iPads. I have gone through my fair share of life experiences; from a confused teenager to an ambitious working adult to a worried parent.

quotes about real life experienceDefinitely, experience is the best teacher. I have learned and unlearned a lot through the years. There is nothing compared to real life experiences or life lessons. Be they good, bad, sad, funny or even unmentionable life experiences.

I have gathered here a great selection of quotes about real life experiences from Oscar Wilde, Albert Einstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson and others, to share with you:

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” – Tom Bodett

Learn all you can from the mistakes of others.  You won’t have time to make them all yourself.  ~Alfred Sheinwold

“A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” – James Joyce

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

Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde

“Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.” – Oscar Wilde

God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.  ~Elbert Hubbard

“In love, it is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder.” – Unknown

“There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.” –
Tom Krause

If you want to understand democracy, spend less time in the library with Plato, and more time in the buses with people.  ~Simeon Strunsky

“The only source of knowledge is experience” – Albert Einstein

In youth we learn; in age we understand.  ~Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards” – Unknown

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.  ~Chinese Proverb

“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“All life is an experiment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have two lives – the one we learn with and the life we live after that.  ~Bernard Malamud,

“Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley

“Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.” – Dan Stanford

“Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.” – Unknown

Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost – William Ellery Channing

“There’s no substitute for experience” – Proverb

“Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.” – Denis Waitley

I don’t have to have faith, I have experience – Joseph Campbell

“Experience increases our wisdom but doesn’t reduce our follies.” – Josh Billings

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