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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."
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home."
Life has a certain flavor for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience."
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works."
In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word."
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest."
Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience."
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience."
No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma - but we make out of them just what suits our purposes."