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 man, and studying all the various editions of them.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.
Eugene S. Wilson

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Leadership and learning are indispensible to each other.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self - Direction, and for self - Initiated learning.
Carl R. Rogers

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
With just enough of learning to misquote.
Lord Byron
More important than learning how to recall things is finding ways to forget things that are cluttering the mind.
James Waddell Alexander, II
There is no great concurrence between learning and wisdom.
Sir Francis Bacon
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
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
Robert J. Sawyer, "Calculating God", 2000
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
He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning.
Danish Prove
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
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
Benjamin Disraeli
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
Fred Astaire
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
No amount of study or learning will make a man a leader unless he has the natural qualities of one.
Archibald Wavell
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
Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
Chinese Prove
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.
Jean de La Fontaine
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
Bob Edwards
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
Jeremy Taylo
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
Plato
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
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Bill Gates, Business @ The Speed of Thought
One of the things about being a grown - Up is learning how to act right even when you feel wrong.
Sean Stewart, Perfect Circle, 2004
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
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 2 or 8. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Moshe Arens
Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.
Michael Masser and Linda Creed
Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
Stephen Vizinczey
He not only overflowed with learning, he stood in the slop.
Sydney Smith
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 least of learning is done in the classrooms.
Thomas Merton
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
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott
A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.
Author Unknown
Experience without learning is better than learning without experience.
American
Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunites for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.
Eric Hoffe