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
Kerry Shook, One Month to Live: Thirty Days to a No-Regrets Life
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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.
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
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View life as a continuous learning experience.
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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
Our time here on Earth is a learning experience and no one is exempt!
Angela Agranoff, Overcoming Guilt and Shame
I had learned, from years of experience with men,
that when a man really DESIRES a thing so deeply that he is
willing to stake his entire future on a single turn of the wheel in order
to get it, he is sure to win.
Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich
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!
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
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?
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
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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
Change is our chance to experience the new, to identify additional
options and generate different opportunities.
Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
My hand is to me what your hearing and sight together are to you.
In large measure we travel the same highways, read the same books,
speak the same language, yet our experiences are different.
Helen Keller, The World I Live In and Optimism: A Collection of Essays
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
Vulnerability is the core, the heart, the center, of meaningful human
Brené Brown, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Research into happiness suggests that a planned pleasant experience
is more enjoyable than acquiring a physical object.
Jenny Rogers, Facing Redundancy
Wisdom is the daughter of experience.
Leonardo da Vinci
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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
Jim Phillips, From Inspiration to Intention
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You gain experience from failures.
For a woman who neither sought nor expected recognition, Mother Teresa has exercised an enormous influence around the world.
Her missionary work on behalf of the poorest of the poor in India was larger than life, giving rise to questions about how her own
experiences prepared her to carry it out and to accomplish all that she did.
Debra Williams, Mother Teresa: Get Inspired by Real Heroes
Though related, compassion need not be mistaken for empathy. Compassion is about lovingkindness for other people’s suffering, while "empathy
refers to the ability to relate to another person’s pain vicariously, as if one has experienced that pain themselves."
Laura Jack, The Compassion Code: How To Say the Right Thing When the Wrong Thing Happens
But then there's ingratitude, and most of us have experienced that, too -
extending ourselves on someone's behalf and the gesture not being
When you have experienced ingratitude, you never forget it.
Deborah Norville, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Gratitude
"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
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
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.
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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
Remember - our experience is not what happened to us but how we
react to that happening.
Rajneesh Chaturvedi, Taming Mind
To anyone who has experienced the miraculous or who knows people who have experienced it, or who is familiar with
the literature of miraculous accounts, it’s difficult to imagine being so confidently dismissive of something that seems at the
very least to be entirely possible, and at best to be entirely certain.
Eric Metaxas, Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life
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
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
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
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
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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
Everything we experience emotionally - our entire personal world -
comes from our thoughts.
Tim Grimes, Wild Calm: A Direct Approach to Happiness
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I (Martin Luther King Jr) have never experienced the feeling of not
having the basic necessities of life. These things were always provided
by a father who always put his family first.
Clayborne Carson, The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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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
points out some form of error which we shall afterward carefully avoid.
Destiny Madu, Failure: Springboard To Success
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
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
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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
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
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?
Success is simply beeing on your path. Only through experience can we expand beyond our limited bee perspective and start to see the larger picture of things.
To Bee or Not to Bee
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
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
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
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
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
Fear is a universal experience. Even the smallest insect feels it.
Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
We realized that laughter is not about amusement and entertainment, giggling or chuckling;
instead it has a great deal to do with our inner self - it has to come from our deep within, straight from the soul,
and one can experience this laughter from the soul only when the heart is pure, full of love, kindness and compassion.
Dr Madan Kataria, Laugh For No Reason
Experience has been a stern but excellent teacher.
Og Mandino, Secrets for Success and Happiness
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Many successful people all over the world credit him (Benjamin Franklin)
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
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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
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
of the word, which stems from our tastes, feelings, and life experiences.
Jason Navallo, Success: 30 Interviews with Entrepreneurs and Executives
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
I am humbled at the experience of parenting given to me by God.
Toby Peterson, Prayer | The 100 Most Powerful Prayers for Parenting
Good judgement is the result of experience and experience the result of bad judgement.
Imagination is not the same as intelligence or experience.
Brian Reich, The Imagination Gap: Stop Thinking the Way You Should and Start Making Extraordinary Things Happen
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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
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
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
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
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.
I believe that every minute of our life experience prepares us for the next, although we’re usually not able to recognize how the current experience fits into the larger picture.
Barbara Bernard, Birthdays of the Soul: Seeing Yourself Change in Times of Sea Change
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
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
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
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
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.
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