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

Nothing's easier than believing we understand experiences we've never had.

One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.

Strange how few After all's said and done, the things that are Of moment.

That man is wise to some purpose who gains his wisdom at the expense and from the experience of another.

The less you talk, the more you're listened to.

The man with his pickled fish has set down one truth and has recorded in his experience many lies. The fish is not that color, that texture, that dead, nor does he smell that way. See quote detail

The only source of knowledge is experience.

The years teach much which the days never know.

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

To a great experience one thing is essential - an experiencing nature.

To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed.

To wilful men, the injuries they themselves procure must be their school­masters.

Today is yesterday's pupil.

We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.

We are often prophets to others, only because we are our own historians.

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

What you really value is what you miss, not what you have.

When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.

When I was young I was sure of everything; in a few years, having been mistaken a thousand times, I was not half so sure of most things as I was before; at present, I am hardly sure of anything but what God has revealed.


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