The experience of writing 'The Kite Runner' is one I will always think back on with fondness. There is an energy, a romance in writing the first novel that can never be duplicated again.
When you go from one place to another, you go with experience, you don't go with prescriptions.
Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.
I have often felt a motion of love to leave some hints in writing of my experience of the goodness of God, and now, in the thirty-sixth year of my age, I begin this work.
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
Most enlightened men now recognize that General Jackson is not fitted to fill the office of President; his limited experience of anything to do with civil government and his great age make him incompetent.
Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
Many people experience Gethsemane moments.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.