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The rules which experience suggest are better than those which theorists elaborate in their libraries.

Author: R. S. Storrs

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Men may rise on stepping-stones of their dead selves to higher things.

Author: Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

Profession: British Poet

To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.

Author: St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)

Profession: Spanish Saint, Mystic

Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience.

Author: Brian Tracy

Profession: American Trainer, Speaker, Author, Businessman

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

Author: Donald Trump (1946)

Profession: American Businessman

The cat, having sat upon a hot stove lid, will not sit upon a hot stove lid again. But he won't sit upon a cold stove lid, either.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it -- and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again -- and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

Experience is something you get too late to do anything about the mistakes you made while getting it.

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Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.

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Experience is what you get when you were expecting something else.

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Jumping to conclusions can be a bad exercise

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Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

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Experience is largely non-transferable.

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One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.

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