Be inspired by these
experience quotes. Experience comes to us in many ways. Some of them may surprise you.
We can watch and listen to other people's experiences, but when we actually go
through a situation our understanding improves!
As the old saying goes "We are the sum total of our experiences."
(quote by B.J Neblett) and we hope our collection of experience quotes helps to remind you of that!
Last Edited 03/02/2021
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
Experience and recognize your own betrayal of self. Change sides and work for self against ego. There is no middle. There is no neutral. There is no pleasing both. Any illusions of middle, neutral, or pleasing both means you are serving ego.
Kevin Everett FitzMaurice, Ego
I notice that the more I reflect on the reasons I am thankful, the more appreciation and joy I experience.
Krystal Kuehn, Giving Thanks
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
Success is a subjective term. ... 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
The major problem is that we tend to live our life in our head, in our thoughts and stories, cut off from our actual experience.
Michael Smith, Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety
Through making images and objects it is possible to externalise and objectify experience so that it becomes possible to reflect upon it.
David Edwards, Art Therapy
Experiencing the state of Wonder shifted things in a powerful way and was also a genuine experience that raised her up without being in conflict with the genuine expression of her emotions.
Alain Herriott, Energy Healing and The Art of Awakening Through Wonder
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
Life Is Beautiful
So mindfulness means to be present. It means being ‘in the moment’, experiencing life directly as it unfolds, rather than being distracted, caught up and lost in thought.
Andy Puddicombe, Meditation And Mindfulness
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
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
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
Change is our chance to experience the new, to identify additional
options and generate different opportunities.
Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow
Mindfulness helps people experience peace and serenity. Mindfulness has origins in Eastern philosophy and Buddhism, but individuals do not need to be religious or even spiritual to practice it.
Susan I. Buchalter, 250 Art Therapy Techniques
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
Vulnerability is the core, the heart, the center, of meaningful human
Brené Brown, Daring Greatly
Research into happiness suggests that a planned pleasant experience
is more enjoyable than acquiring a physical object.
Jenny Rogers, Facing Redundancy
Every experience that you have is simply one moment in time. Every moment that you struggle within, sit with, or dance your way through will eventually pass.
Cyndie Spiegel, A Year of Positive Thinking
You have to be willing to experience yourself, to know your own instincts and needs, to be guided by the natural course of your life, with love and grace and peace of mind.
Lana Bordelstein, Live your fullest life
The next time you bring cup to lip, think about how you can best enjoy the experience. Enjoying coffee is more than a matter of taste. All five senses play an important part.
Joe Siciliano, Coffee: History, Flavour and Lifestyle
No one ever got good at anything by just reading a book about it. Real skill and improvement come from experience.
Justin Hammond, Speed Reading
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
Believe In Yourself |
You gain experience from failures.
It is possible to avoid pain? Yes, but you'll never learn anything.
Is it possible to know something without ever having experiencing it?
Yes, but it will never truly be part of you.
Paulo Coelho Meaningful
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
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
"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, 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.
Taking Risks Quotes
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 Funny Quotes about Life
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
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
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
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
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
Everything we experience emotionally - our entire personal world -
comes from our thoughts.
Tim Grimes, Wild Calm
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
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
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
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.
John Penberthy, To Bee or Not to Bee Vision
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
Every parent at one time or another experiences the heartache
of a child who seems to reject godly guidance.
Matt Click, Famous Dad
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Mark Twain Good
Imagination is not the same as intelligence or experience.
Brian Reich, The Imagination Gap
Poems about Life
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
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
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.
David DeNotaris Worry
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