Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
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Few people even scratch the surface much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.
- Randolph Bourne
With 'Good Will Hunting,' Miramax made certain the recruited audience wasn't expecting to laugh at Robin Williams like they normally do. From my limited experience, you can really blow test screenings by conducting them in the wrong way.
- Gus Van Sant
Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.
- Muriel Rukeyser
The traveler was active he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'
- Daniel J. Boorstin
I did a play called Throne of Straw when I was 11, at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles. It became really clear to me at that point that I enjoyed acting more than any other experience I was having.
- Kiefer Sutherland
Just as we accumulate memories of facts by integrating them into a network, we accumulate life experiences by integrating them into a web of other chronological memories. The denser the web, the denser the experience of time.
- Joshua Foer
But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc.
- Bob Geldof
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.