Confucius on Wisdom

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”

~ Confucius

Buddha on Vigilance

Well now, bhikkhus, my counsel is: experience is disappointing; through vigilance you succeed.

~ Buddha

Will Rogers on Experience

“Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement.”

~ Will Rogers