What is it?
Experience is what you get when you're looking for something else.
Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first, and the lesson afterwards.
Past experience should be a guide post, not a hitching post.
Experience is knowledge acquired too late.
Some people learn from their experiences, some people never recover from them.
Experience is what you have left when everything else is gone.
An optimist is someone without much experience.
Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.
Experience is knowing a lot of things that you shouldn't do.
Some people speak from experience. Some people, from experience, don't speak.
Experience is a good school, but you never get a vacation.
There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience.
Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it the second time.
The school of experience will let you repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.
Experience is something you have plenty of when you're too old to get the job.