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Proverbs on Experience - Famous Quotes on Experience

  1. Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. – Vernan Law
  2. Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. – Franklin P. Jones
  3. Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him. – Aldous Huxley
  4. Experience is the comb that Nature gives us when we are bald. – Belgian Proverb
  5. Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy. – Carlyle
  6. One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning. – Lowell
  7. Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others? – Voltaire
  8. Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action. We cannot learn men from books. - Benjamin Disraeli
  9. Experience keeps a dear school; but fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that; for it is true, we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct. – Benjamin Franklin
  10. Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger. – Henry Ford
  11. There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home. – John Stuart Mill
  12. If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must man be of learning from experience? – George Bernard Shaw
  13. Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills. – Minna Antrim
  14. I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. – Patric Henry
  15. A burnt child dreads the fire. – English Proverb
  16. Experience is the name men give to their follies or their sorrows. – Alfred De Musset
  17. Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience. – George Bernard Shaw
  18. Experience is a jewel, and it had needed to be so, for it is often purchased at an infinite rate. – William Shakespeare
  19. Experience is good if not bought too dear. – Proverb
  20. Experience is the best teacher. – Proverb
  21. There’s only one thing more painful than learning experience, and that is not learning from experience. - Anonymous
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