Quotes in experience

There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.


Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?

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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.

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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.

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You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.

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Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.


Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.


Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.

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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.

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Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.