Experience Quotes

Experience comes to us in many ways. Be inspired by these experience quotes. Some of them may surprise you.

"If we all lived as if we had one month left on this earth, we would each spend our days differently, in ways unique to us, and yet I believe we would all experience more fulfilling lives that could leave a legacy for eternity." Kerry Shook, One Month to Live: Thirty Days to a No-Regrets Life
Inspirational Quotes  |  


"Our ability to achieve success depends on the strength of our wings gained through knowledge and experience. The greater our knowledge and experience, the higher we can fly."

Knowledge   |  


"If you are candid, you will discover that each experience in your life was absolutely necessary in order to have gotten you to the next place, and the next, up until this very moment."
Wayne Dyer, Real Magic: Creating Miracles in Everyday Life
Quotes about Life   |  


To me life is an absolutely beautifully thing and way too short not to experience the joys of every single thing it has to offer.  Raymona Brown
"To me life is an absolutely beautifully thing and way too short not to experience the joys of every single thing it has to offer."
Raymona Brown, Complete Equation For Personal Happiness
Joy  |  


"Experiencing our lives as successful will be in large measure due to our ability to stop doing the things that take us away from what we want!"
Rick Butts, The Big Butts of Life - Get Off Your Excuses and Do Big Things!
Excuses  |  


"By the time he declared his candidacy for president in 1952, Dwight Eisenhower was a formed man, exquisitely prepared for the burdens and the opportunities of the office. No person in the United States had greater experience in leadership, greater knowledge of America's most important allies, greater grasp of Washington’s most essential institutions."
Jim Newton, Eisenhower: The White House Years
Leadership  |  


"Have you ever wondered how some of the worst things that happen in your life turn out to be some of the best experiences you've ever had?"
Dean Pennicott
Challenge   |  


"Fear can be responsible for changing your life - for better or for worse. If fear persists, you run the risk of missing out on some of the greatest experiences life has to offer."
Cara Alwill Leyba, Fearless and Fabulous: 10 Powerful Strategies for Getting Anything You Want in Life
Quotes about Change   |  


"Appreciation has no downside; not only that, we've learned through hands-on experiences that appreciation functions as an attractor, drawing desired experiences to you - whether it’s a terrific new job, a revitalized marriage, or increased health, energy, and well-being."
Noelle C Nelson.; Jeannine Lemare Calaba, The Power of Appreciation: The Key to a Vibrant Life
Appreciation   |  


Change is our chance to experience the new, to identify additional options and generate different opportunities. Barbara Lucas
"Change is our chance to experience the new, to identify additional options and generate different opportunities."
Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow
Opportunity   |  


"And Susan Griffin, reflecting on her experience as both grandmother and granddaughter, notes her growing awareness of the passage of time. 'In the eyes of our grandchildren,' she writes, 'we are the past come to meet them, a living link ready to connect them to a larger lineage, their own history, ours, the history of the planet; we are the doorway to the vast continents of time that existed before they were born, and that will exist after they too pass."
Barbara Graham, Eye of My Heart: 27 Writers Reveal the Hidden Pleasures and Perils of Being a Grandmother
Grandmother   |  


"Vulnerability is the core, the heart, the center, of meaningful human experiences."
Brené Brown, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Courage   |  


"Research into happiness suggests that a planned pleasant experience is more enjoyable than acquiring a physical object."
Jenny Rogers, Facing Redundancy
Happiness   |  


"Wisdom is the daughter of experience."
Leonardo da Vinci
Wise Quotes   |  


"There has never been a time in the history of humanity when there was a greater need to understand who we are and what we are capable of experiencing."
Jim Phillips, From Inspiration to Intention
Believe In Yourself   |


You gain experience from failures. Catherine Pulsifer
"You gain experience from failures."
Catherine Pulsifer
Failure   |  


"You can be better or bitter - the choice is up to you". I have heard these pearls of my mother's sage advice echo in my mind many times when I have experienced devastating blows in my life.
Julie Donner Andersen, from What My Widowed Husband Has Taught Me
Mother   |  


"The experiences we are having are a mirror of our thoughts, and are an indication of how much we love ourselves."
Frank Arrigazzi, TIP TOP Spiritual Lessons
Love   |


"To assure that you will never experience failure: don't take a risk, don't attempt anything new, don't expand on your ideas, don't set goals."
Catherine Pulsifer
Quotes about Taking A Risk   |  


"Our time here on Earth is a learning experience and no one is exempt!"
Angela Agranoff, Overcoming Guilt and Shame
Life An Adventure   |  


"High self-esteem doesn't mean you won't experience sadness or regret failure, but it will help you maintain an overall sense of self worth."
Jewel McQuin, Building Confidence
Regret   |  


Remember - our experience is not what happened to us but how we react to that happening. Rajneesh Chaturvedi
"Remember - our experience is not what happened to us but how we react to that happening."
Rajneesh Chaturvedi, Taming Mind
Attitude   |  


"Memory indeed increases learning. The new experiences in a person's life such as learning new language or learning a new skill are associated with having a good and focused memory."
Frank Knoll, Memory: Renew Your Memory: Obtain an Unlimited Powerful Memory
Memory   |  


"The best lesson anyone can learn from business school is an awareness of what it can't teach you - all the ins and outs of everyday business life. Those ins and outs are largely a self-learning process, though knowing the experience of someone like myself might make the learning shorter, easier, and a lot less painful."
Mark H. McCormack, What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School: Notes from a Street-smart Executive
Teacher   |  


"A Christmas without debt might be more magical than any other you've experienced and will certainly bring a happier new year."
Cherie Lowe, Keep the Happy in Your Holidays
Christmas   |  


"Ensure you give yourself sufficient time to achieve the goal and encouragement as you progress. So as not to become overwhelmed by the new experience, start out small and then build your expectations of yourself as time goes on."
Luke Gregory, Self Confidence: False Perception of Yourself
Words of Encouragement   |  


"When we put balance to work in each area of our lives, we truly experience greater balance, greater reward."
Jeff Kooz, Greater Balance, Greater Reward
Balance   |  


Everything we experience emotionally - our entire personal world - comes from our thoughts. Tim Grimes
"Everything we experience emotionally - our entire personal world - comes from our thoughts."
Tim Grimes, Wild Calm: A Direct Approach to Happiness
Inspirational Thoughts   |  


"Failure is in a sense the highway to success in as much as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterward carefully avoid."
Destiny Madu, Failure: Springboard To Success
Mistake   |  


"Our experience is that misinformation is one of the biggest obstacles that people face in their retirement planning,"
Fred Vettese, Bill Morneau, The Real Retirement: Why You Could Be Better Off Than You Think, and How to Make That Happen
Retirement   |  


"When you fail at completing a project or experience any other type of failure, you should consider it a learning experience. You can learn and then move forward."
Morris Pratt, The Secret of Positive Thinking
Positive Thinking Quotes   |  


"You are the controller of your mind and you can work to train your mind to keep a focus on the fun, happy and positive thoughts and feelings that you experience each day."
Minka Ferguson, Depression and Anxiety
Focus   |  


"The influences we experience in our families of origin impact our perspectives far more than we realize. It is entirely normal that we will not always identify with what another person experiences as loss when looking through our own 'filters.'"
Devra Davis, Through Grief and Beyond: What we don't get told
Family   |  


If you had a near-death experience, what things about your life would change? Randall Stewart
"If you had a near-death experience, what things about your life would change?"
Randall Stewart, If God Is "I AM", then Who Am I?
Death   |  


"America's elders have lived through experiences many of us today can barely imagine. Their limits have been tested by illness, failure, oppression, loss, and danger. It is precisely these situations that lead to transcendental wisdom."
Karl Pillemer Ph.D., 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans
Imagination   |  


"Every parent at one time or another experiences the heartache of a child who seems to reject godly guidance."
Matt Click, Famous Dad: A Hero In His Home
Father   |  


"Our thought life plays a tremendous role in our faith, in fact it is central to whether or not we will experience victory on a daily basis in Christ and enjoy the fuller blessings of God in our life. Our thoughts can either impede us or infuse us with vitality and life."
Lisa Cook, 30 Days of Strength for a Woman's Heart
Faith   |  


"Only parents of toddlers or those who have been there understand when they see other parents trying to haul a screaming toddler out of a grocery store. People with no experience with children are the ones who may not understand, but at the very least, you want to show the world you have control of the situation."
Rhonda Hart, Toddler Discipline
Children   |  


"People experience emotion in varying degrees. This is one of the cool things about humanity as a whole. We are very unique and we should embrace those things about us that make us different."
Willow Cross, Getting Over It
Diversity   |  


Fear is a universal experience. Even the smallest insect feels it. Pema Chodron
"Fear is a universal experience. Even the smallest insect feels it."
Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Fear   |  


"Many successful people all over the world credit him (Benjamin Franklin) with providing insightful advice on how to lead a successful and fruitful life. His experience has taught many people the right ways to lead an effective and successful life."
Sam Rees, Benjamin Franklin: 48 Leadership and Life-Changing Lessons from Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes   |  


"One of the downfalls people who encounter financial success experience is not knowing what to do with the excess money they have."
Devan Skywisdom, Vision Board
Wealth   |  


"Success is a subjective term. For some, success means having a big house, fancy cars, and a large bank account. For others, success means freedom: the freedom to do what you want, when you want. Everyone has their own definition of the word, which stems from our tastes, feelings, and life experiences."
Jason Navallo, Success: 30 Interviews with Entrepreneurs and Executives
Success   |  


"Simple changes to your perspective and thought processes can have huge effects on your stress levels and experience of life."
Nathalie Thompson, Simple Strategies for Stress Relief: How to Reduce Anxiety, Regain Control of Your Life, and Beat Stress the Easy Way
Stress   |  


I am humbled at the experience of parenting given to me by God. Toby Peterson
"I am humbled at the experience of parenting given to me by God."
Toby Peterson, Prayer | The 100 Most Powerful Prayers for Parenting
Prayer   |  


"There's never a day that goes by that I don't think about God. More than thinking, I experience the presence of God in most of my waking moments."
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace
Peace   |  


"I love working with businesses that have happy employees, it just makes a good experience that much better."
David Miller, Young Boss: A Millennial's Guide To Leadership
Happy   |  


"Even in Old Testament times, God knew that kids learn best through life experiences. Add creativity to your parenting goals, and you'll enhance your training tenfold."
Scott Turansky, Joanne Miller RN, The Christian Parenting Handbook: 50 Heart-Based Strategies for All the Stages of Your Child's Life
God   |  


"Throughout my life I have always felt - and experienced - that there is no problem between people who love each other that cannot be resolved by talking about it. The power of conversation is enormous."
Neale Donald Walsch
Communication   |  


Don't worry about your past failures; just chalk them up to learning experiences and move on. David DeNotaris
Don't worry about your past failures; just chalk them up to learning experiences and move on. You see, we cannot live in the past; however, we must learn from the past.
David DeNotaris
Worry   |  


We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Kahlil Gibran
Choices   |  


I guess the more I have done, the less fearful I have become, because experience has taught me that the worst case is rarely likely to occur.
Tony Clark
Famous   |  


But almost all graduates experience both a sense of excitement and perhaps a little nervousness about "what comes next."
Michael Farris, American Commencement: Graduation Speeches that Inspired a New Nation
Graduation   |  


Humor is one of the cognitive strengths connecting our basic temperament and our lifetime experiences.
Mary Kay Morrison, Using Humor to Maximize Living: Connecting With Humor
Humor   |  


The amazing thing about the school of experience is this: One, if you fail the test, it's OK. You get to take it over - and over and over and over until you pass it. Second, just about the time you think you've graduated, they add another course. You will be in that school the rest of your life.
Rick Warren
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