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I have learned the novice can often see things that the expert overlooks.

Eupsychian Management (1965)
It is the same with anything - you have to learn through your own experience, paying your own way. You can't learn it from a book.

Sputnik Sweetheart
Experience which was once claimed by the aged is now claimed exclusively by the young
What is the good of drawing conclusions from experience? I don't deny we sometimes draw the right conclusions, but don't we just as often draw the wrong ones?
Every instrument requires to be made by experience
Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power
Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them
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