Learning Quotes

More important than learning how to recall things is finding ways to forget things that are cluttering the mind.
James Waddell Alexander, II
Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.
Edward Young

Martina horner, president of radcliffe college - what is important is to keep learning, to enjoy...
Jeremy taylo - to be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance....
Learning builds daily accumulation, but the practice of Tao builds daily simplification. Simplify and simplify, until all contamination from relative, contridictory thinking is eliminated. Then one does nothing, yet nothing is left undone. One who wins the world does so by not meddling with it. One who meddles with the world loses it.
Tao te Ching, 48. Lao - Tzu
Much learning does not teach understanding.
Heraclitus, On the Universe

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
William Arthur Ward
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.
Jean de La Fontaine
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
John F. Kennedy, speech prepared for delivery in Dallas the day of his assassination, November 22, 1963
Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.
Glenda Jackson
Your work is first, learning is first, winning is everything because without it there is nothing.
Orson Scott Card
The least of learning is done in the classrooms.
Thomas Merton
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance.... Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Denis Watley
The experience to be gathered from books, Though often valuable, is but of the nature of learning Whereas the experience gained from actual life, Is of the nature of wisdom And a small store of the latter Is worth vastly more than a stock of the former.
Samuel Smiles
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
Robert J. Sawyer, "Calculating God", 2000
Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.
Michael Masser and Linda Creed
The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.
Carl Rowen
Love is not a crime, denying it is. Having dreams is not a crime, not chasing them is. Making mistakes is not a crime, not learning from them is. Life is not a crime, not living it is.
Alexander Senturia
Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
Chinese Prove
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self - Improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour.
Vartan Gregorian
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
Persian Prove
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future.
Euripides, Phrixus
On the whole, age comes more gently to those who have some doorway into an abstract world - Art, or philosophy, or learning - Regions where the years are scarcely noticed and the young and old can meet in a pale truthful light.
Freya Stark
A student is not a professional athlete. ... He is not a little politician or junior senator looking for angles... an amateur promoter, a glad - Hander, embryo Rotarian, caf - Society leader, quiz kid or man about town. A student is a person who is learning to fulfill his powers and to find ways of using them in the service of mankind.
Harold Taylo
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Abigail Adams
If we wish to know the force of human genius we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning we may study his commentators.
William Hazlitt
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
Morris Adle
You can teach a student a lesson for a day but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
Clay P. Bedford
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Helen Kelle
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous - Calvin.
Bill Watterson
Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little worldings enjoy.
Edward Young
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.
Latin Prove
There are three ingredients to the good life; learning, earning, and yearning.
Christopher Morley
Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Learning to suspend your imagination and live completely in the very second of the present with no before and no after is the greatest gift a soldier can acquire.
Ernest Hemingway
There is no procedure for learning to write. What you must do, is learn to think.
S. Leonard Rubenstein, Pennsylvania State University, Chairman of the English Department, classroom lecture 1980
Teaching is more difficult than learning because what teaching calls for is this: to let learn. The real teacher, in fact, lets nothing else be learned than learning. His conduct, therefore, often produces the impression that we properly learn nothing from him, if by learning we now suddenly understand merely the procurement of useful information.
Martin Heidegge
Learning to draw is really a matter of learning to see - - To see correctly - - And that means a good deal more than merely looking with the eye.
Kimon Nicolaides
Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
Umberto Eco