"A little reflection will show us that every belief, even the simplest and most fundamental, goes beyond experience when regarded as a guide to our actions."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."William Kingdon Clifford on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."William Kingdon Clifford on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."William Kingdon Clifford on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."William Kingdon Clifford on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."William Kingdon Clifford on Mark Twain
"When an action is once done, it is right or wrong for ever no accidental failure of its good or evil fruits can possibly alter that."