Learning Quotes

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
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

Theodore parke - the books that help you most are those which make...
Thomas merton - the least of learning is done in the classrooms....
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.
Jean de La Fontaine
It was an initiation into the love of learning, of learning how to learn, that was revealed to me by my BLS masters as a matter of interdisciplinary cognition - That is, learning to know something by its relation to something else.
Leonard Bernstein

Martina horner, president of radcliffe college - what is important is to keep learning, to enjoy...
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
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
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
Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
Stephen Vizinczey
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
Bob Edwards
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 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
Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
Alfred Edward Perlman
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
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 only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Albert Einstein
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
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
Fred Astaire
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
He not only overflowed with learning, he stood in the slop.
Sydney Smith
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
Henry David Thoreau
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future.
Euripides, Phrixus
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
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
Wilma Rudolph, "Wilma: The Story of Wilma Rudolph".
A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.
Author Unknown
Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket and do not pull it out and strike it, merely to show that you have one.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
No amount of study or learning will make a man a leader unless he has the natural qualities of one.
Archibald Wavell
Health is worth more than learning.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to his cousin John Garland Jefferson, June 11, 1790
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Leoardo da Vinci
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
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Learning is finding out what you already know
Richard Bach
Learning makes a man fit company for himself.
Thomas Fulle
He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning.
Danish Prove
There is more learning in the question itself than the answer.
Andrew Weremy
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous - Calvin.
Bill Watterson
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.
Real Live Preache
Your work is first, learning is first, winning is everything because without it there is nothing.
Orson Scott Card