Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.
Every experience is a good teacher if you learn from it, but it is a tyrant if you abuse that opportunity with resentment and nonunderstanding.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The coward lives over and over again a mental picture of pain and death. The valiant experience only the final death, quickly and without pain
Some things cannot be taught; they must be experienced. You never learn the most valuable lessons in life until you go through your own journey.
Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Life + Experience quotes ⇑Life Quotes
This should be your new attitude toward life: no matter what your experiences are, you are going to enjoy them, in the same way, that you enjoy viewing the pleasant or painful experiences of another person in a motion picture.
Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.
To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Everyone experiences bouts of jealousy; but the dignified person conceals it, while the vulgar one acts upon it
Through every trial, we grow. All suffering we experience has a meaning. Though it seems very cruel, it is like the fire that smelts the iron ore: the steel that emerges from that furnace is beautifully strong, useful for many purposes
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at the moment.
Who are you? Are you in touch with all of your darkest fantasies? Have you created a life for yourself where you can experience them? I have. I am fucking crazy. But I am free.
I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited.
I'll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.
All experience Quotes ⇑
No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are or not until something real happens.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.
It takes a courageous fool to say things that have not been said and to do things that have not been done.
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer.
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?
Never judge others. You know well how unexpected events can change who a person is. Always keep that in mind. You never know what someone else is experiencing within their own life.
To regret one's own experiences is to arrest one's own development. To deny one's own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one's own life. It is no less than a denial of the soul.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.
You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.
This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.
It's strange to describe reading a book as a really great experience, but that's kind of how it felt.
If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.
I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.
It is not necessary to go through every kind of human experience in order to attain the ultimate wisdom. You should be able to learn by studying the lives of others.
He who is persistent will realize God. So try your best to make meditation a regular experience in your life.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it
only someone who is ready for everything, who doesn't exclude any experience, even the most incomprehensible, will live the relationship with another person as something alive and will himself sound the depths of his own being.
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart
You can't create experience, you undergo it.
Your experiences bring wisdom according to the measure of the cup of your receptivity
We have to live through the results of every experience we put others through
The soul temporarily dreams itself to be a body, experiencing its attendant joys and sorrows; though in reality, it is always the changeless image of God
The only experience that is real, the only experience that brings happiness, is awareness of the presence of God.
Calmness, concentration, and condensation of experiences by intuitional perception will make you master of all knowledge
All good human experiences — marriage, love, success, study, meditation, exercise, self-discipline — are necessary steps in the growth of the fruit of Self-realization.
Do not take life's experiences too seriously. For, in reality, they are nothing but dream experiences. Play your part in life, but never forget that it is only a role.
Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.
You must not expect life's experiences to yield lasting peace or happiness. You have to find peace and happiness within yourself
Awaken the innate fortitude of the mind by affirming: "No matter what experiences come, I am always happy. My experiences cannot touch me."
God sends to you those experiences you need, that you might profit by them. If you run away from those lessons, you will still have to learn them sometime, somewhere else.
Dissociate yourself from your experiences. Looking upon them as though they were happening to another person is the best way.
Trouble and disease have a lesson for us. Our painful experiences are not meant to destroy us, but to burn out our dross, to hurry us back Home. No one is more anxious for our release than God.
The initially pleasurable taste of the poisonous honey of evil deludes people and so causes them to indulge in harmful experiences
The true basis of religion is not belief, but intuitive experience. Intuition is the soul's power of knowing God. To know what religion is really all about, one must know God.
Do not settle for intellectual satisfaction about truth. Convert truth into experience, and you will know God through your own Self-realization
Self-realization means to know truth through yourself, and not through others
True rebels hate their own rebellion. They know by experience that it is not a cool and glamorous lifestyle;
By controlling your mind you can experience the truth that this universe is a delusion.
Self-realization is yoga or "oneness" with truth — the direct perception or experience of truth by the all-knowing intuitive faculty of the soul
By concentration, you can condense each experience and garner whatever wisdom is to be learned from it.