75+ Experience Quotes

Experience can be one of the most valuable teachers in life. It can provide us with insight, strength, and wisdom. Experience can shape us and help us to become better, more experienced versions of ourselves. With that in mind, here are best experience quotes that provide a unique perspective on the power of life experience. These deep quotes on experience will help remind you to take the time to appreciate the knowledge and lessons that experience brings.

Inspirational experience quotes are a great way to remind us of life’s lessons and to stay focused on our goals, no matter how large or small. From motivational words to just outright funny observations, powerful experience quotes offer a wealth of wisdom for every occasion. So, take a look to find something that speaks to you!

Whether you’re looking for inspiration to help you better manage difficult situations, or just want to get a better understanding of the lessons learned through life, these meaningful experience quotes offer pearls of wisdom that can help you gain a deeper understanding of life’s experiences.

Best Experience Quotes

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. George Bernard Shaw

We have a strange and wonderful relationship – he’s strange and I’m wonderful. Mike Ditka

It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty. Walter Scott

I’m concentrating on the positive, on all the wonderful things I’m doing now. Tia Carrere

Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. Mattie Stepanek

Happy Days was a wonderful, wonderful experience and I would not have traded it for the world. Marion Ross

Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution? Groucho Marx

I really didn’t know who Dario [Argento] was. I didn’t know who Harvey Keitel was. It was a wonderful experience, though. Julie Benz

It was a wonderful experience to play in the NFL, and I have no regrets. I truly will miss playing for the Lions. I consider the Lions’ players, coaches, staff, management and fans my family. I leave on good terms with everyone in the organization. Barry Sanders

Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience. Jean Plaidy

What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

We need someone with proven conservative leadership experience, not entitlement, to be able to represent us and lead us. Randy Hultgren

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To be associated with success is absolutely wonderful. Roger Moore

My work is about life as you and I experience it. You’re either lucky or you’re not lucky; either your relationship works or it doesn’t. Mike Leigh

There’s no question that Whale’s movies are classics. They were wonderful and successful. Bill Condon

My father and I are very similar and have a wonderful relationship, but we both stand by our opinions. Chris Hemsworth

It’s so different when you change your hair color, you’re treated so differently. It’s a very funny experience. It’s fun, I love changing up my hair. Kate Bosworth

Field of Dreams is probably our generation’s It’s A Wonderful Life. Kevin Costner

Our relationship to reality and to our experience is all based upon the ideas in our mind that we’re always trying to live up to. Andrew Cohen

Though I know he loves me, tonight my heart is sad; his kiss was not so wonderful as all the dreams I had. Sara Teasdale

It took awhile for me to get used to speaking candidly about my own life. I got into it, and it turned out to be a wonderful experience. Susan Lucci

Rise early. Fix a time-table to which you must try to keep. One seldom regrets having made an early start, but one always regrets having set off too late; first for reasons of safety-the adage ‘it is later than you think is very true in the mountains-but also because of the strange beauty of the moment: the day comes to replace the night, the peaks gradually lighten, it is the hour of mystery but also of hope. Setting off by lantern-light, witnessing the birth of a new day as one climbs to meet the sun, this is a wonderful experience Gaston Rebuffat

Wayne Wang, the director, really helped me become a more mature actress. When I first started filming, I was really over the top. He just helped bring me down and make me real. That was really wonderful, a really wonderful experience. Also, what I learned about filming is it takes forever. I mean, there are so many different angles and shots. I mean, it just takes forever. AnnaSophia Robb

Any film, or to me any creative endeavour, no matter who you’re working with, is, in many cases, a wonderful experience. Martin Scorsese

I worked with a writer, Kathleen Boyce. It was a wonderful experience…but I didn’t expect that the last chapter would be the last chapter of Donna Karan. That was probably the biggest shock. Donna Karan

With ‘Submarin’, Richard [Ayoade] gave us a lot of freedom and he really helped us. He’s so amazing. It really changed things for me and brought my love for filming and working with people to a completely different level. It really was a wonderful experience. Yasmin Paige

Being in front of the audience, letting my audience see me in person – it is real intimate, you get to make them laugh and cry, they get to feel you. And then afterward, we go out and do a meet-and-greet session with the fans. It was just a wonderful experience. I really, really enjoyed it. Vivica Fox

It is a very wonderful experience indeed, when, at fifty years old, you suddenly discover that for the first time in your life, you are really free to be yourself. Monica Baldwin

[Making Ordinary People] was a wonderful experience. Tremendous. I haven’t seen it since. It belongs to the public now; it no longer really belongs to me. Robert Redford

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Famous Experience Quotes

It just makes sense to remember gratitude and the place that gratitude should have in your life, and that none of us are owed these wonderful experiences, and we should always make the best of them. Ethan Hawke

Without courage, honor, compassion, pity, love and sacrifice, as William Faulkner pointed out, we know not of love, but lust. We debase our audience. But we can ennoble and enrich our viewers and ourselves in our journey through this good time, this precious time, this great and wonderful experience we call life. Earl Hamner, Jr.

I was so emotional. Choked up. I could hardly talk all day. I’ll be cleaning out my trailer and saying goodbye soon, realizing what a wonderful experience this has been. Dennis Franz

For all it’s problems and difficulties, life is mostly a wonderful experience, and it is up to each person to make the most of each day. I hope you are successful in your life, but look to the heavens and the earth and especially to other people to find your real wealth. Wherever I am, wherever you go, know that my love goes with you. Elizabeth Berg

Living with animals can be a wonderful experience, especially if we choose to learn the valuable lessons animals teach through their natural enthusiasm, grace, resourcefulness, affection and forgiveness. Richard Pitcairn

I had a wonderful experience on the golf course today. I had a hole in nothing. Missed the ball and sank the divot. Don Adams

Thus, a vision of the whole gradually grew for me that was nourished by the various experiences and realizations I had encountered along my theological path. I rejoiced to be able to say something of my own, something new and yet completely within the faith of the Church. The feeling of acquiring a theological vision that was ever more clearly my own was the most wonderful experience of those years. Benedict Cumberbatch

I repeat that the poor, the sufferers from leprosy, the rejected, the alcoholics, whom we serve, are beautiful people. Many of them have wonderful personalities. The experience which we have by serving them, we must pass on to people who have not had that wonderful experience. Mother Teresa

The experience of creating my adventure games was, other than marrying my husband and bringing into the world my two sons, the most fulfilling, wonderful experience I ever had. Roberta Williams

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Dying is nothing to fear. It can be the most wonderful experience of your life. It all depends on how you’ve lived. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

It would be a wonderful experience to stand there in those enchanted surroundings and hear Shakespeare and Milton and Bunyan read from their noble works. And it might be that they would like to hear me read some of my things. No, it could never be; they would not care for me. They would not know me, they would not understand me, and they would say they had an engagement. But if I could only be there, and walk about and look, and listen, I should be satisfied and not make a noise. My life is fading to its close, and someday I shall know. George Woodward Warder

I want to thank all of the fans and media who made playing in the NFL such a wonderful experience. I have had the pleasure of meeting many of them. Barry Sanders

Being on a movie set is wonderful experience, but it’s a bubble – it isn’t real life. Jamie Campbell Bower

If the audience walks out of a concert thinking, What a wonderful experience, then we have done our job. Emanuel Ax

Coming [to Paris] has been a wonderful experience, surprising in many respects, one of them being to find how much of an American I am. Augustus Saint-Gaudens

I feel responsible that everyone has a really wonderful experience and to do the best work possible, and to always know my lines and to always be on time and to bring a level to the show in terms of quality that other people will follow. Julianna Margulies

Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited  schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service Susan Collins

Consumers are time-constrained, budget-restricted and less loved than they would like. Give them a wonderful experience and they will share it. Capture their soul and win big time. Michael J. Silverstein

I think there are times when human beings open our psychic field: when they’re in love, when they’re with another person that they resonate with, when they’re having a wonderful experience of any kind. We feel the essence of life in a different way that allows us to experience the presence of God as, I would call it, a functioning, physical reality and not just a mental construct or conceptualization. Neale Donald Walsch

It was just a wonderful experience, one for the memory book for sure. The sad thing about it was that the picture came under this absurd cloud of controversy. Here was a movie based on the central theme that racism is something that is taught, and it’s illustrated by this story of a dog and the efforts of humans to re-train it after it had been trained to go after black people. And it created this ridiculous controversy and wound up being the last Hollywood movie that Sam [Fuller] made. Curtis Hanson

it’s important as a composer to sit in silence and imagine these complex musical worlds in your head, but it’s also a wonderful experience to touch your music and to hear it and hear it in the room with you and to say, you can’t have an entire orchestra there, but you’d kind of like to have the orchestra there. Tod Machover

I spent two weeks at the Sadhguru’s [Jaggi Vasudev]. It was a wonderful experience. It was very different from what I normally do – earlier I used to do Ashtanga [yoga] all the time. Donna Karan

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Powerful Experience Quotes

I loved working with my brother [Beau] and my father [Lloyd] whenever that happened. I had a wonderful experience making The Fabulous Baker Boys, which I felt was a great movie, too. Jeff Bridges

It was a really wonderful experience [at Hi Honey, I’m Home show]. I loved Nick At Nite at the time, and I was obsessed with watching it, so just to meet some of the more experienced stars of the older shows was a real treat and a thrill for me. Julie Benz

When I talk with women who have had wonderful experiences in the military it’s because their commanders treated them with respect and dignity and gave them equality with their peers that was unparalleled in their lives. Amy Ziering

The heart is a tender but hardy organ. Daring to have a wonderful experience, even though you may get hurt, is the only way you’ll realize its deepest desires. Martha Beck

I loved being in the Senate. That was a wonderful experience. John Ensign

It’s a question of dropping the armor and getting up and doing the work you want to do. And film at first is frightening because you are like, ‘What’s that camera doing?’ But then it becomes family and therefore a really wonderful experience. Ann Dowd

Success is the process of having a wonderful experience going for, getting, and having what you want. Michael Neill

You’ve got to be willing to stay committed to someone over the long run, and sometimes it doesn’t work out. But often if you become real honest with yourself and honest with each other, and put aside whatever personal hurt and disappointment you have to really understand yourself and your spouse, it can be the most wonderful experience you’ve ever had. Hillary Clinton

Sure, ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ was my first documentary. What a wonderful experience. I saw Al Gore doing his slideshow presentation, and had this nutty idea that we had to make a movie out of it. Lawrence Bender

Expectancy speeds progress. Therefore, live in a continual state of expectancy. No matter how much good you are experiencing today, expect greater good tomorrow. Expect to meet new friends. Expect to meet new and wonderful experiences. Try this magic of expectancy and you will soon discover a dramatic side to your work which gives full vent to constructive feeling. Ernest Holmes

This is just the loveliest news. I’m so happy for everybody involved, and so proud to have been part of the wonderful experience that Philomena has been. Judi Dench

Having to go through an intervention and family counseling is a wonderful experience. I would almost recommend it to anybody. It opens a lot of communication, and it opens old sores, but once it is opened and hashed out, the rewards are far greater. Susan Ford

I spent more than ten years working on the Neues Museum. It was a wonderful experience, an example of real collaboration between architects, conservationists, curators, client, politicians, the media, and the public. Discussions, even when difficult, were always about ideas. Ideas matter to Germans. They’re a reflective people. That’s attractive. David Chipperfield

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Motivational Experience Quotes

The only source of knowledge is experience. Albert Einstein

Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions. Rita Mae Brown

I didn’t fail. It was a learning experience. Anonymous

Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced. John Keats

Experience is the teacher of all things. Julius Caesar

Every experience, good or bad, is a priceless collector’s item. Isaac Marion

Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Karl Kraus

Learning from experience is a faculty almost never practised. Barbara W. Tuchman

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is more intellectual play. Immanuel Kant

Learn from every mistake, because every experience particularly your mistakes, are there to teach you and force you into being more of who you are. Oprah Winfrey

Life is a journey with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy. Anonymous

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. Oscar Wilde

Every experience makes you grow. Anonymous

Fill your life with experiences. Not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show. Anonymous

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes

One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning. James Russell Lowell

The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely. William Osler

Every new experience brings its own maturity and a greater clarity of vision. Indira Gandhi

Experience is a good school. But the fees are high. Heinrich Heine

Experience is the best teacher. Proverb

Experience is a cruel teacher. It gives a test before presenting the lesson. Anonymous

Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. Randy Pausch

Change is our chance to experience the new, to identify additional options and generate different opportunities. Barbara Lucas

Go for it. No matter how it ends, it was an experience. Anonymous

View life as a continuous learning experience. Denis Waitley

Experience can’t be taught. Anonymous

Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom. Terry Pratchett

Experience is a lesson of the past to lessen the burden of the future. Michael Sage

Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones. Anonymous

Every experience in your life is being orchestrated to teach you something you need to know to move forward. Brian Tracy

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn. C.S. Lewis

Experience teaches only the teachable. Aldous Huxley

The best lessons I ever learned in life came from the worst experiences in my life. Anonymous

There are some things you have to experience to understand. Anonymous

Many of life lessons and experience condense wisdom into inspirational opportunity quotes that are meaningful and motivational.