experience quotes

My wife Cecily Adams was dying of cancer, my daughter Madeline was struggling to overcome an autism diagnosis, and my father was dying, all at the same time. Writing the journal was a cathartic experience, and an extremely positive one.Jim Beaver

Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease, where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function, the end result of which is kidney failure.Xavier Becerra

If someone is making a judgment when they don't have firsthand experience, it's intolerant. How can you make a judgment on something you don't know about?Beck

The position that I take partly as a result of living in Asia is where you stop living according to your expectations and you become available to experience things as they are.Martha Beck

This experience actually means the very opposite: the largest military power was unable to stop such a sensitive attack and will be unable to rule out such a possibility in the future. Precisely this is the background to the United States' military interventions.Ulrich Beck

When they come to Europe, they are confronted by still closed borders. Thus, the concept of open borders is a very selective concept, one that is not taken seriously at all in the experience of non-Europeans.Ulrich Beck

Books have always helped me make sense of things. With any life experience, you can find someone who has documented it in a poetic way.Kate Beckinsale

If anyone asks me about the George Martin years I usually say I group all of that stuff together as the single greatest experience but I wasn't scared I was just really looking forward to it.Gerry Beckley

I like to do a movie, to be on it 8, 10 weeks. It evolves as you're working on it. Little things come to you every day. It's a slow process, and when you have to pack it into a short period of time, which you do for television, the experience is not one that I cherish. So if it's going to be television, it's really got to be the right thing.Bonnie Bedelia

I wanted to write about relationships. But I didn't feel I had the experience to sing about them in a deep way. Studying psychology helped me out in terms of my understanding. I still look through my old textbooks when I'm in need of inspiration.Natasha Bedingfield

Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.Ludwig van Beethoven

I just write the sort of book that I would enjoy reading myself, a book that is both scholarly and recreates the experience of people at that time.Antony Beevor

It's wonderful when music is intellectually stimulating. But ultimately it has to be a visceral experience.Maya Beiser

I also have experience working with American producer Roger Corman who knows a lot of secrets in making movies look bigger than their budget.Timur Bekmambetov

When theology erodes and organization crumbles, when the institutional framework of religion begins to break up, the search for a direct experience which people can feel to be religious facilitates the rise of cults.Daniel Bell

Filmmaking is a huge privilege; it's not brain surgery. It's art, and art is supposed to be an enjoyable process, and it is an enjoyable experience for me.Lake Bell

My experience as a pastor is lots of people have really toxic, dangerous, psychologically devastating images of God in their head, images of a God who's not good.Rob Bell

'Saw' has been a unique experience in that I've had the opportunity to work with some really great artists, and everyone has contributed in so many different ways, in all of the different departments of a film crew.Tobin Bell

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

Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.Walter Benjamin