“Many spiritual teachers – in Buddhism, in Islam – have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.”

— Bell Hooks —

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“Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.”

— George Santayana —

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“My experience of the world is that things left to themselves don’t get right.”

— Thomas Huxley —

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“Working with big actors and realising that they were just normal people who’ve got an incredible talent was just a great experience.”

— Tom Felton —

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“Whenever something happens that makes me laugh or if I remember something in the middle of the night that I want to share, I jot the experience down.”

— Tori Spelling —

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“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.”

— Paulo Coelho —

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“For me, it is just the total experience – from the time I first started as an assistant coach until I wound up at the University of Texas for 20 years.”

— Darrell Royal —

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“The wisdom and experience of older people is a resource of inestimable worth. Recognizing and treasuring the contributions of older people is essential to the long-term flourishing of any society.”

— Daisaku Ikeda —

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“Where you are in consciousness has everything to do with what you see in experience.”

— Eric Butterworth —

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