Quotes about Experience

"Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom."

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"Learn every day, but especially from the experiences of others. It's cheaper!"

John Clifton "Jack" Bogle (born May 8, 1929) s the founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group. He is known for his 1999 book Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor, which became a bestseller and is considered a classic.


"We can teach from our experience, but we cannot teach experience."

Sasha Jade Azevedo (May 20, 1978) model and actress


"Experience is not always the kindest of teachers, but it is surely the best."

Spanish proverb (-)


"The reward of suffering is experience."

Aeschylus (c. 524/525 BC – c. 455/456 BC) was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose work has survived, the others being Sophocles and Euripides, and is often recognized as the father of tragedy.


"Experience isn't interesting until it begins to repeat itself—in fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience."

Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen (7 June 1899 – 22 February 1973) was an Irish novelist and short story writer.


"Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced … even a proverb is no proverb till your life has illustrated it."

John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English Romantic poet.


"Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience."

Denis E. Waitley (born 1933) is an American motivational speaker and writer, consultant and best-selling author.


"If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius."

Joseph Addison (May 1, 1672 - June 17, 1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright, and politician.