Experience

«Trying something new is like daring to speak a foreign language, you bite your tongue at first, memorize and thereafter sing it as if you were pretending to be unacquainted.»

Michael Bassey Johnson


«The spoken word has come to dominate many Protestant forms of worship: the words of prayers, responsive readings, Scripture, the sermon, and so forth. Yet the spoken word is perhaps the least effective way of reaching the heart; one must constantly pay attention with one’s mind. The spoken word tends to go to our heads, not our hearts.»

Marcus J. Borg


«Our past is the forge upon which we are hardened and tempered, to prepare us for the present. We are like a fine blade that must be hammered into shape before it can be ready to make its finest cuts.»

Larry Atchley Jr.


«Aspiring novelists should be taught that the old adage, “Write about what you know,” isn’t limited to what you have personally experienced. Vicarious experience is also a great part of what you know. Read a lot of history and it becomes part of your store of knowledge, part of what you’re prepared to write about. The same goes for stories and memories that other people share with you.»

James Carlos Blake


«There is more experience on the field of justification than on the camp of training. Sometimes, you got to take actions to learn more.»

Israelmore Ayivor


«Old ones should respect the energy of youths and youths should respect the experience of old ones.»

Amit Kalantri


«But in practical affairs, particularly in politics, men are needed who combine human experience and interest in human relations with a knowledge of science and technology.»

Max Born


«Nothing can be compared to the new life that the discovery of another country provides for a thoughtful person. Although I am still the same I believe to have changed to the bones.»

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


«Everything I’ve ever done, ever thought, ever experienced, and ever felt, has led me up to this moment in my life. And after accumulating and culminating it, all I can say is, “Ahhhhh!»

Jarod Kintz


«The buzzard has nothing to fault himself with.»

Wisława Szymborska


«Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of Godlight’ in the woods of our experience.»

C.S. Lewis


«You have not got birth here neither you will get death....only thing you will get here is experience.»

Kapil kumar Bhaskar


«Stories, whether they're good or bad, are expressions of interactions within society. Some may be seen as 'boring', but in their own right, they are still stories to explored.»

Corey Dale-Gardener


«Experience: the vehicle of history. Teenagers: the driving force behind fatal accidents.»

Bauvard


«All Wishes are not from HEART !!!»

Vinay Kumar Ganji


«Every moment I have ever experienced as a child is as important as every moment I am experiencing now, or will experience ever. I guess what I'm saying is that not everybody should have children.»

Gary Shteyngart


«To win or lose often depends on set parameters. Expand the bounds of what is possible, and you may come out the true winner, outside the confines of its defining.»

Tom Althouse


«Once in a while it really hits people that they don't have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.»

Alan Keightley


«Everything that is past is either a learning experience to grow on, a beautiful memory to reflect on, or a motivating factor to act upon.»

Denis Waitley


«I've wanted to win at everything, every day, since I was a kid. And time doesn't change a person, it just helps you get a handle on who you are. Even at age 41, I still hate losing--I'm just more gracious about it. I'm also aware that setbacks have an upside; they fuel new dreams.»

Dara Torres


«You can't give love when you haven't experienced love.»

Kemi Sogunle


«Creativity is not intelligence, it is the ability to do what you did not know through the use of what you know.»

Michael Bassey Johnson


«He said that I have to remember that even though I've changed a lot in here, I'm going back to a world that hasn't changed»

Michael Thomas Ford


«The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.»

Thomas Paine


«It's only when you learn, live and give sincere service that you can experience life's deepest fulfillment and true joy»

Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha


«This is the essence of Rembrandt's advice to Van Hoogstraten: the authentic craft develops naturally from one's own experience.»

Tad Spurgeon


«When flying dreams hit the soil of reality, all that remains are the imprints of experience.»

Soar


«I do not have more information after reading a poem; I have more experience.»

Eugene H. Peterson


«The meaning of an education learned by a person is not truly measured by his growth attained in the profession, but by his action reflected in his assigned task consistently towards bringing the mark of excellence and perfection.»

Anuj Somany


«To the extent that experience is the sum of our memories and wisdom the sum of experience, having a better memory would mean knowing not only more about the world, but also more about myself.»

Joshua Foer