By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
What the world actually values and rewards is experience and confidence… A lot of people are really smart but they actually don’t amount to much.
Dr. Alok Kanojia
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.
What’s the good of living if you don’t try a few things?
Charles M. Schulz
I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.
Vernon Sanders Law
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
James Russel Lowell