Quotes about experience




The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.

~ Elizabeth Hardwick

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I’ve had to come to grips with a God that fits my own experience, which is, my God could not be offering protection and not have protected my boy.

~ Elizabeth Edwards

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Experience isn’t interesting until it begins to repeat itself. In fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience.

~ Elizabeth Bowen

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I understand now that the vulnerability I’ve always felt is the greatest strength a person can have. You can’t experience life without feeling life. What I’ve learned is that being vulnerable to somebody you love is not a weakness, it’s a strength.

~ Elisabeth Shue

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I didn’t fully realize it at the time, but the goal of my life was profoundly molded by this experience – to help produce, in the next generation, more Mother Teresas and less Hitlers.

~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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Not to transmit an experience is to betray it.

~ Elie Wiesel

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I wouldn’t go up on a stage now if you paid a thousand dollars for one minute of acting. It’s a nasty experience. You’re up there all by yourself. You’re so damn exposed.

~ Elia Kazan

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People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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Sometimes when we weep in the movies we weep for ourselves or for a life unlived. Or we even go to the movies because we want to resist the emotion that’s there in front of us. I think there is always a catharsis that I look for and that makes the movie experience worthwhile.

~ Edward Zwick

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