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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.
The first essential in writing about anything is that the writer should have no experience of the matter.
Can advertising foist an inferior product on the consumer? Bitter experience has taught me that it cannot. On those rare occasions when I have advertised products which consumer tests have found inferior to other products in the same field, the results have been disastrous.
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.
I very rarely came across rude or disrespectful people. I don't know how I slipped by all of them, but I honestly can't think of one experience off the top of my head that was like that. I'm sure they're there, but I'd have to think really hard to recall them.
There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.
Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences, our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging.
Most people think that a widow is inhabiting some elegiac world of - it's like Mozart's 'Requiem Mass.' You know, it's very beautiful and elevated thoughts and some measure of dignity. I didn't have that experience at all. I had one pratfall after another.
Joyce Carol Oates
Never negotiate with kids. They don't have life experience, and they don't have repercussions for bad decisions; they still get fed and housed.
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom.
Let no one trust so entirely to natural prudence as to persuade himself that it will suffice to guide him without help from experience.
You know, young actors say all the time, 'Should I use my own life experience?' And my response is, 'What choice do you have?'
Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.
Mary Baker Eddy
The things I was allowed to experience, the people I was able to call friends, teammates, mentors, coaches and opponents, the travel, all of it, are far more than anything I ever thought possible in my lifetime.
The fact that I am a writer comes from the experience of being cut away from my roots and living in Venezuela, where I couldn't find a place for myself, for years and years.
In the school of mortality, we experience tenderness, love, kindness, happiness, sorrow, disappointment, pain, and even the challenges of physical limitations in ways that prepare us for eternity.
David A. Bednar
In my experience in series TV, if you have a good crew and a great cast, it's going to be a great group - similar to the theater where it's a bunch of people who are really talented and go to work each day and challenge each other, and if you are lucky enough to get a hit then it's five or six or seven years of this kind of work.
The world is the true classroom. The most rewarding and important type of learning is through experience, seeing something with our own eyes.
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.
You can't build any kind of organization if you're not going to surround yourself with people who have experience and skill base beyond your own.
I don't care how smart a kid you are. The only way you learn what's not right is from experience.
A sense of freedom is something that, happily, comes with age and life experience.
In long experience I find that a man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
Artists need some kind of stimulating experience a lot of times, which crystallizes when you sing about it or paint it or sculpt it. You literally mold the experience the way you want. It's therapy.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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