Quotes in experience

Does experience help? No! Not if we are doing the wrong things.

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

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Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.

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I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.

Time is the best teacher, but unfortunately, it kills all of its students.

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.

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Experience teaches only the teachable.

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Experience teaches nothing. In fact there is no experience to record without theory… Without theory there is no learning… And that is their downfall. People copy examples and then they wonder what is the trouble. They look at examples and without theory they learn nothing.

Experience teaches nothing without theory.

It is extension of application that discloses inadequacy of a theory, and need for revision, or even new theory. Again, without theory, there is nothing to revise. Without theory, experience has no meaning. Without theory, one has no questions to ask. Hence without theory, there is no learning.