Quotes about Experience

"Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience."

Paulo Coelho (born August 24, 1947) is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist.


"One of the most important lessons that experience teaches is that, on the whole, success depends more upon character than upon either intellect or fortune."

William Edward Hartpole Lecky (26 March 1838–22 October 1903) was an Irish historian.


"Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it."

Stan Smith (-) is the main character of the animated television series American Dad.


"Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you."

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family.


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

Dan Stanford (-)


"Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills."

Minna Thomas Antrim (October 13, 1861, - 1950) was an American writer.<


"Knowledge is experience, everything else is information."

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a theoretical physicist, philosopher and author who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and best known scientists and intellectuals of all time. A German-Swiss Nobel laureate, he is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect".


"I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances."

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (June 2, 1731 – May 22, 1802) was the wife of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Although the title was not coined until after her death, Martha Washington is considered to be the first First Lady of the United States. During her lifetime, she was known as "Lady Washington".