Learning Quotes And Sayings


Learning Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of learning quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

Success is sweet: the sweeter if long delayed and attained through manifold struggles and defeats.”
– A. Branson Alcott

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.” 
– Abbé Dimnet

“Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”
– Abigail Adams

“I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” 
Abraham Lincoln

“A man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.” 
Albert Einstein

“I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”
– Albert Einstein

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.”
– Albert Einstein

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.”
– Albert Einstein

“It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
– Albert Einstein

“It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.”
– Alec Bourne

“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.”
– Alexander Graham Bell

“Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.” 
Alexander Pope

Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.”
– Alfred Adler

Students now arrive at the university ignorant and cynical about our political heritage, lacking the wherewithal to be either inspired by it or seriously critical of it.”
– Allan Bloom

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”
– Alvin Toffler

“More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams.”
– Amy Grant

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.”
– Anthony J. D’Angelo

“The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.”
– Antisthenes

“A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.”
– Aristophenes

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.”

“Wise people learn when they can; fools learn when they must.”
– Arthur Wellesley

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.”
– B. F. Skinner

“No man can teach another self-knowledge. He can only lead him or her up to self-discovery – the source of truth.”
– Barry Long

“Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“I am what the librarians have made me with a little assistance from a professor of Greek and a few poets.” 
– Bernard Keble Sandwell

“People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.”
– Bill Vaughan

“Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way.”
– Bokonon

“When the student is ready, the master appears.” 
Buddhist Proverb

“The only kind of learning which significantly influences behavior is self-discovered or self-appropriated learning – truth that has been assimilated in experience.”
– Carl Rogers

“I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.”
– Carl Sagan

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.”
Chinese Proverb

“A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.” 
– Chinese Proverb

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”
– Chinese Proverb

“Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.”
– Chinese Proverb

“Smart people don’t learn… because they have too much invested in proving what they know and avoiding being seen as not knowing.”
– Chris Agyris

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