experience quotes

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. — Khaled Hosseini

When you go from one place to another, you go with experience, you don't go with prescriptions. — Lakhdar Brahimi

Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible. — Hosea Ballou

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. — John Woolman

Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators. — Amos Bronson Alcott

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. — Jared Sparks

Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues. — Abigail Adams

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

Many people experience Gethsemane moments. — Arthur Middleton

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. — Benjamin Franklin