A traveller must buy his own experience, and success or failure depends mainly on personal idiosyncrasies.
Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
(Franklin P. Jones said)
Experience is what allow us to repeat our mistakes, only with more finesse.
(Durwood Fincher said)
Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.
(Dan Stanford said)
One should be so grateful at being involved in such an experience.