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Recently I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600000. No I replied I just spent $600000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?
Thomas J. Watson Category: Experience
Experience is what allows us to repeat our mistakes only with more finesse!
Derwood Fincher Category: Experience
Experience is not what happens to us rather it is what we do with what happens to us.
A man is the sum of his actions of what he has done of what he can do Nothing else.
Mahatma Gandhi Category: Experience
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
François Auguste Rene Rodin Category: Experience
Experience is the mother of science.
Henry George Bohm Category: Experience
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Category: Experience
Experience is the name everyone gives his mistakes.
Elbert Hubbard Category: Experience
No mans knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
John Locke Category: Experience
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Dan Stanford Category: Experience
The object of living is work experience happiness.
Henry Ford Category: Experience
Experience: A comb life gives you after you lose your hair.
Judith Stern Category: Experience
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
Aldous Huxley Category: Experience
Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.
Sir Laurence Kerr Baron Olivier of Brighton Category: Experience
The past is a guidepost not a hitching post.
Thomas Holcroft Category: Experience
Experience is a good teacher but she sends in terrific bills.
Minna Thomas Antrim Category: Experience
We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors and for the purpose of profiting by dear-bought experience.
George Washington Category: Experience
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Eleanor Roosevelt Category: Experience
The further one advances in experience the closer one comes to the unfathomable; the more one learns to utilize experience the more one recognizes that the unfathomable is of no practical value.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Category: Experience
Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.
Soren Aabye Kierkegaard Category: Experience
Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson.
Vernon Law Category: Experience
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first the lesson afterward. And in the end its not the years in your life that count. Its the life in your years.
Abraham Lincoln Category: Experience
Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience youre too damned old to do anything about it.
Jimmy Connors Category: Experience
Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.
James Anthony Froude Category: Experience
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First by reflection which is noblest; Second by imitation which is easiest; and Third by experience which is the bitterest.
Kung Fu-tzu Confucius Category: Experience
Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good. This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light.
Raymond Holliwell Category: Experience
A sadder and a wiser man He rose the morrow morn.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Category: Experience
Experience is what enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Earl Wilson Category: Experience
I keep six honest serving men (They taught me all I knew Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.
Rudyard Kipling Category: Experience
T is not what man does which exalts him but what man would do.
Robert Browning Category: Experience
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
F. P. Jones Category: Experience
I shall endeavor not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
Unknown Category: Experience
Never 'for the sake of peace and quiet' deny your own experience or convictions.
Dag Hammarskjöld Category: Experience
You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Albert Camus Category: Experience
Wisdom is the daughter of experience.
Leonardo da Vinci Category: Experience
Experience is a good school but the fees are high.
Heinrich Heine Category: Experience
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
Desiderius Erasmus Category: Experience
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.
Doug Larson Category: Experience
ROMEO He jests at scars that never felt a wound.
William Shakespeare Category: Experience
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
James Russell Lowell Category: Experience
Experience is never limited and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.
Henry James Jr. Category: Experience
Nothing ever becomes real till it is experiencedeven a proverb is no proverb to you till your life has illustrated it.
John Keats Category: Experience
The world fears a new experience more than it fears anything. Because a new experience displaces so many old experiences.... The world doesnt fear a new idea. It can pigeon-hole any idea. But it cant pigeon-hole a real new experience.
David Herbert Lawrence Category: Experience
Happiness isnt something you experience its something you remember.
Oscar Levant Category: Experience
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Josh Billings Category: Experience
Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.
Henry David Thoreau Category: Experience
What one has not experienced one will never understand in print.
Isadora Duncan Category: Experience
No facts are to me sacred; none are profane; I simply experiment an endless seeker with no past at my back.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Experience
The experience may have been costly but it was also priceless.
Peter G. Peterson Category: Experience
All growth is a leap in the dark a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
Henry Miller Category: Experience
Men are wise in proportion not to their experience but to their capacity for experience.
George Bernard Shaw Category: Experience
Ask the experienced rather than the learned.
Proverb Category: Experience
Few people even scratch the surface much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.
Randolph S. Bourne Category: Experience
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.
Patrick Henry Category: Experience
He is not a perfect man of fortitude who hath not fallen into misfortunes; and there is no physician but the experienced.
Prophet Muhammad Category: Experience
Good judgment comes from experience and experience - well that comes from poor judgment.
Cousin Woodman Category: Experience
Experience keeps a dear school but fools will learn in no other.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Experience
Good judgment comes from experience and often experience comes from bad judgment.
Rita Mae Brown Category: Experience
The soul should always stand ajar ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
Emily Dickinson Category: Experience
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.
Jean Jacques Rousseau Category: Experience
Experience is the name everyone gives to his mistakes.
Oscar Wilde Category: Experience