Learning Quotes

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
Chinese Prove
There is more learning in the question itself than the answer.
Andrew Weremy
Sean stewart, perfect circle, 2004 - one of the things about being a grown - up is...
Real live preache - one thing is clear to me. you cant know...
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
Bob Edwards
What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their natural and surest support.
James Madison
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Colin Powell
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
Robert Byrne
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
Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
Lord Chesterfield
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
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Bill Gates, Business @ The Speed of Thought
The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.
Carl Rowen
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not D. N. A.
Gregory Bateson, "Mind and Matter".
Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.
Lord Chesterfield
Leadership and learning are indispensible to each other.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The least of learning is done in the classrooms.
Thomas Merton
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
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
He not only overflowed with learning, he stood in the slop.
Sydney Smith
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.
Harold Abelson
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Samuel Butle
A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.
Author Unknown
My life is the story of a man who always wants to carry too much. My spiritual quest is the painful process of learning to let go of things not essential.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, December 16, 2002
It takes ten pounds of common sense to carry one pound of learning.
Persian Prove
The man whose acquisitions stick is the man who is always achieving and advancing whilst his neighbors, spending most of their time in relearning what they once knew but have forgotten, simply hold their own.
William James
There are three ingredients to the good life; learning, earning, and yearning.
Christopher Morley
The process of learning requires not only hearing and applying but also forgetting and then remembering again.
John Gray, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
B. B. King
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.
Hebrew Prove
We must expect to fail... but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process.
Ted W. Engstrom
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
Learning is acquired by reading books but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
Edward Gibbon
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
Persian Prove
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
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