Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
- Denis Waitley
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Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde
Experience is never limited, and it is never complete it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.
- Henry James
Existence itself does not feel horrible it feels like an ecstasy, rather, which we have only to be still to experience.
- John Updike
Whenever something happens that makes me laugh or if I remember something in the middle of the night that I want to share, I jot the experience down.
- Tori Spelling
I sought my father in the world of the black musician, because it contained wisdom, experience, sadness and loneliness. I was not ever interested in the music of boys. From my youngest years, I was interested in the music of men.
- Eric Clapton
Acting is not a mystery. There's nothing that I know that other actors don't know. We all act, we're all actors, we all know the same thing. The only thing that separates us is experience.
- Vincent D'Onofrio
There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.
- Arnold Bennett
The position that I take partly as a result of living in Asia is where you stop living according to your expectations and you become available to experience things as they are.
- Martha Beck