50 Quotes About Learning

I love these!

  1. “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
  2. “I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.” — Dudley Field Malone
  3. “Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.” — Vernon Howard
  4. “Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.” — Mark Twain
  5. “I am learning all the time.  The tombstone will be my diploma.” — Eartha Kitt
  6. “It is what we think we know already that often prevents us from learning.” — Claude Bernard
  7. “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” — Harry S Truman
  8. “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
  9. “Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes along.” — Samuel Butler
  10. “We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.” — Peter Drucker
  11. “The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men.” — John Dewey
  12. “Wise men learn by other men’s mistakes, fools by their own.” — Unknown
  13. “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” — Confucius
  14. “Life is a learning experience, only if you learn.” — Yogi Berra
  15. “Wisdom is learning what to overlook.” — William James
  16. “That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.” — Doris Lessing
  17. “Learning is not a spectator sport.” — D. Blocher
  18. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” — Henry Ford
  19. “We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.” — Lloyd Alexander
  20. “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
  21. “I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” — Albert Einstein
  22. “All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.”  — Martin H. Fischer
  23. “Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.” — Oscar Wilde
  24. “If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.” — Mark Twain
  25. “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” — Confucius
  26. “I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” — Pablo Picasso
  27. “We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  28. “Man’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.”  — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  29. “Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” — Abigail Adams
  30. “No one as ever completed their apprenticeship.” — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  31. “A man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.” — Albert Einstein
  32. “All learning has an emotional base.” — Plato
  33. “Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.” — William A. Ward
  34. “I’ve known countless people who were reservoirs of learning, yet never had a thought.”  — Wilson Mizner
  35. “Learning isn’t a means to an end; it is an end in itself.” — Robert Heinlein
  36. “Learning is not compulsory … neither is survival.” — W. Edwards Deming
  37. “It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.” —Claude Bernard
  38. “Everyone and everything around you is your teacher.” — Ken Keyes
  39. “You live and learn. At any rate, you live.” — Douglas Adams
  40. “Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Gandhi
  41. “Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” — John Locke
  42. “One of the reasons people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.” — John W. Gardner
  43. You aren’t learning anything when you’re talking.” — Lyndon B. Johnson
  44. “Almost anything can become a learning experience if there is enough caring involved.” — Mary MacCracken
  45. “Never discourage anyone … who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.”  — Plato
  46. “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” — Benjamin Franklin
  47. “Supposing is good, but finding out is better.” — Mark Twain
  48. “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” — Anthony J. D’Angelo
  49. “In doing we learn.” — George Herbert
  50. “It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.”~ Alec Bourne

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