I am sorry for those who have never had the experience of seeing the victory of a national liberation movement, and I feel cold contempt for those who jeer at it.
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
A genuine odyssey is not about piling up experiences. It is a deeply felt, risky, unpredictable tour of the soul.
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.
Bitterest Easiest Experience First Imitation
Space--as landscape, terrain, spectacle, experience--has vanished.