I am sorry for those who have never had the experience of seeing the victory of a national liberation movement, and I feel cold contempt for those who jeer at it.
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
A genuine odyssey is not about piling up experiences. It is a deeply felt, risky, unpredictable tour of the soul.
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.
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Space--as landscape, terrain, spectacle, experience--has vanished.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
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A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.
It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.
Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.
Adolescent youths cry out for us to help them contextualize their life experiences.
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
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