Quotes in experience
Does experience help? No! Not if we are doing the wrong things.
The researcher hoping to break new ground in the theory of experimental design should involve himself in the design of actual experiments. The investigator who hopes to revolutionize decision theory should observe and take part in the making of important decisions.
A man in daily muddy contact with field experiments could not be expected to have much faith in any direct assumption of independently distributed normal errors.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.