Learning Quotes

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.
John Jay Chapman
Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain.
John F. Kennedy

Benjamin disraeli - seeing much, suffering much, and studying much,...
Philip dormer stanhope chesterfield - wear your learning, like your watch, in a private...
Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims: The Comic, 1876
The great lawyer who employs his talent and his learning in the highly emunerative task of enabling a very wealthy client to override or circumvent the law is doing all that in him lies to encourage the growth in the country of a spirit of dumb anger against all laws and of disbelief in their efficacy.
Theodore Roosevelt

No man is wiser for his learning, wit and wisdom are born with a man.
John Selden
He that has acquired learning and nor practised what he has learnt, is like a man who ploughs but sows no seed.
Saadi, On the Duties of Society
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 love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
It is in learning music that many youthful hearts learn to love.
Ricard
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
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
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.
Jean de La Fontaine
There is no great concurrence between learning and wisdom.
Sir Francis Bacon
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
Fred Rogers
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
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
Plato
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous - Calvin.
Bill Watterson
He not only overflowed with learning, he stood in the slop.
Sydney Smith
Much learning does not teach understanding.
Heraclitus, On the Universe
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future.
Euripides
What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.
Martina Horner, President of Radcliffe College
It is against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self - Critical?
Alan Perlis
There is more learning in the question itself than the answer.
Andrew Weremy
Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old.
Aeschylus
Learning builds daily accumulation, but the prictice 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.
Lao - Tzu, Tao te Ching
Learning is finding out what you already know
Richard Bach
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
A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
Bob Edwards
All the time a person is a child he is both a child and learning to be a parent. After he becomes a parent he becomes predominantly a parent reliving childhood.
Benjamin McLane Spock
Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.
Edward Young
Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.
Antonin Scalia
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
George Bernard Shaw
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
Jeremy Taylo
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
There are three ingredients to the good life; learning, earning, and yearning.
Christopher Morley
One thing is clear to me. You cant know everything youd like to know. You cant do everything youd like to do. You cant read everything youd like to read. You must hold onto some things and let go of others. Learning to make that choice is one of the big lessons of this life.
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