quotes tagged with 'experience'

Youve got an adventurous spirit which, for the most part, is wonderful. Its the reason why youve already had so many exciting and unique experiences. But that bold part of your personality also means that you impulsively jump into things too fast - with people who are interesting and fascinating on the outside, but who often turn out to be unreliable or flaky once you get to know them

Author: n/a, Source: Aries HoroscopeSaved by l1nds4y in experience impulse personality adventure reliable horoscope aries 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

Its impossible, said pride.


Its risky, said experience.


Its pointless, said reason.


Give it a try, whispered the heart.

Author: n/a, Source: unknownSaved by l1nds4y in experience pride risk chance deepquote 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

Its been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will

Author: LM Montgomery, Source: Anne of Green GablesSaved by l1nds4y in happiness destiny experience 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

That instant penetrated us, our brains, our nerves, our flesh, our spirits, and did not abandon us for many days.

Author: Maria Luisa Perduca-Nurse-Silver Medal of Merit Red Cross 218, Source: Santanu DasSaved by highflyingbabe in experience horror trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The top of his head was split open and his brain was bulging out, suddenly he began to scream, a scream that I soon began to know only too well... it was the sound produced from a human being in a state of agony, which eliminated reason.

Author: Katherine Hodges North-Ambulance Driver WW1 85, Source: Santanu DasSaved by highflyingbabe in body experience horror trauma wound 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

When I think of your Red Cross practises on boy scouts, and the grim reality, it makes one wonder. And the biggest wonder of it all is the grit there is in them, and the price they are individually and unquestioningly paying for doing their bit in this War.

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 23Saved by highflyingbabe in patriotism experience knowledge death futility 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

the 'carnage' is being appauling, and we have been practically in it, as far as horrors go.

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 42Saved by highflyingbabe in experience knowledge witness horror trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The three of us listened glumly to the shrapnel raining down like a thunder-shower upon the trees in the park-those quiet trees which on the night of my return from Malta had made death and horror seem so unbelievably remote.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 365Saved by highflyingbabe in suffering experience hospital trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"He's been dangerously wounded-and it doesn't say how!" It didn't say how. Now that I knew so much about wounds, that vagueness seemed the telegram's worst infliction.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 339Saved by highflyingbabe in experience knowledge hospital wound 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

One could not, he said, continually reflect upon the material and spiritual waste involved whenever that highly trained product, a man in the prime of life, was instantaneously killed by a stray bullet, or life at the front would be one long misery.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, Saved by highflyingbabe in experience knowledge death shield horror trauma futility helpless 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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