experience quotes

Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty.Roger Ascham

It ended up being a very good thing, because they finally started writing for the character, and I realized that you have to go to work with a purpose. I learned from the experience and then moved on.Matthew Ashford

You don't work with Cloris Leachman, you experience her.Ed Asner

We believe that Lebanon has been the first real experience for all the Arabs.Bashar al-Assad

Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming and wants to occupy his country and kill him, and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine.Bashar al-Assad

We, in Syria, our point of view stems from our experience.Bashar al-Assad

You wind up creating from silence, like painting a picture on a blank canvas that could bring tears to somebody's eyes. As songwriters, our blank canvas is silence. Then we write a song from an idea that can change somebody's life. Songwriting is the closest thing to magic that we could ever experience. That's why I love songwriting.Rodney Atkins

Everyone said, 'Well, you're very old for a first novel,' and I said, 'How do you write when you haven't lived? How do you write when you have no experience? How do you write straight out of university?'Kate Atkinson

I think I may try and write something about my pretty extraordinary experience with the 101st in Iraq.Rick Atkinson

Mum wasn't at all religious, but she thought that going to the theatre was as important a ceremonial, communal experience that a person could have.Hayley Atwell

Documenting trips makes them that much richer. I stick in train tickets and business cards from restaurants. It makes the whole experience poetic, describing the sights, smells and sounds around me. It means I can relive the holiday years later.Hayley Atwell

When actors get a bad name for diva behavior - I've never seen it. Because my experience with people who are really famous actors is that they work really hard.Hayley Atwell

Foreignness is all around. Only in the heart of the heart of the country, namely the heart of the United States, can you avoid such a thing. In the center of an empire, you can think of your experience as universal. Outside the empire or on the fringes of the empire, you cannot.Margaret Atwood

Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another.W. H. Auden

My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.Saint Augustine

Incarceration didn't change me. In many ways, incarceration galvanized me. The totality of the experience helped me.Roger Avary

Faces are the ledgers of our experience.Richard Avedon

I have always considered reunions to be a way to make a quick buck, and it sells short my own experience of it the first time around.Eric Avery

To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.Saint Teresa of Avila

One has to go beyond the mind to experience the spiritual bliss of desirelessness.Meher Baba