Learning Quotes

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
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Henry Ford

Real live preache - one thing is clear to me. you cant know...
Euripides - whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the...
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Colin Powell
Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.
Edward Young

Whoso neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future.
Euripides, Phrixus
Health is worth more than learning.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to his cousin John Garland Jefferson, June 11, 1790
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
By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.
Latin Prove
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
There are three ingredients to the good life; learning, earning, and yearning.
Christopher Morley
Everyone who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
Oscar Wilde
Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.
W. Edwards Deming
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
Plato
Bill Dickey is learning me his experience.
Lawrence Peter Berra
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
With just enough of learning to misquote.
Lord Byron
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
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
There is more learning in the question itself than the answer.
Andrew Weremy
Do not think that your Learning and Genius, your Wit or Sprightliness, are welcome everywhere. I was once told that my Company was disagreeable because I appeared so uncommonly happy.
Johann Georg von Zimmermann
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous - Calvin.
Bill Watterson
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
Robert J. Sawyer, "Calculating God", 2000
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
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
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
Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
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
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
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
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
It takes ten pounds of common sense to carry one pound of learning.
Persian Prove
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".
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
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
William Arthur Ward
As long as you live, keep learning how to live.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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 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
They are the guiding oracles which man has found out for himself in that great business of ours, of learning how to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.
John Morley