If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me.
Author: Italian Proverb
Profession: Sayings of Italian Origin
He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string.
Author: Persian Proverb
Profession: Sayings of Persian Origin
If you've seen one redwood, you've seen them all.
Author: Ronald Reagan (1911)
Profession: Fortieth President of the USA, Actor
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
Author: Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Profession: French Sculptor
In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness.
Author: Carl Rogers (1902-1987)
Profession: American Psychotherapist
Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.
Author: Jim Rohn
Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Author: Joseph Roux (1834-1905)
Profession: French Priest, Writer
In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word ''experience'' have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience!
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
All is but lip-wisdom which wants experience.
Author: Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)
Profession: British Author, Courtier
It is the experience of living that is important, not searching for meaning. We bring meaning by how we love the world
Author: Bernie S. Siegel
Profession: American Doctor, Author, Lecturer
We learn through experience and experiencing, and no one teaches anyone anything. This is as true for the infant moving from kicking to crawling to walking as it is for the scientist with his equations. If the environment permits it, anyone can learn whatever he chooses to learn; and if the individual permits it, the environment will teach him everything it has to teach.
Author: Viola Spolin (1911)
Profession: American Theatrical Director, Producer
Experience is a comb that life gives you after you lose your hair.
Author: Judith Stern