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Oscar Wilde

Quote of Oscar Wilde - Experience is simply the name we...


Biography - Oscar Wilde:

Irish playwright, novelist, essayist and poet.
Born: 1854 - Died: 1900
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Quote

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'expérience est le nom que l'on donne à ses erreurs.”
Oscar Wilde

German
Erfahrung ist einfach nur der Name, den wir unseren Fehlern geben.”
Oscar Wilde




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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.”
Bertrand Russell
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.”
Victor Hugo
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Quotes for: experience:


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Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Wisdom is the daughter of experience.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Forster
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No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.”
John Locke
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the Philosophy of History
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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Quotes

Oscar Wilde also said...


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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde
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Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.”
Oscar Wilde
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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”
Oscar Wilde
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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
Oscar Wilde
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