Learning Quotes

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Rank #1
 3.1
111 votes

Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. 

- Abigail Adams

Rank #2
 3.3
90 votes

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. 

- Albert Einstein

Rank #3
 3.2
79 votes

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

Rank #4
 3.5
93 votes

A library is a hospital for the mind. 

- Anonymous

Rank #5
 3.3
61 votes

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. 

- Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

Rank #6
 3.3
58 votes

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

- Antisthenes

Rank #7
 4.0
257 votes

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. 

- B.B. King

Rank #8
 3.3
49 votes

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. 

- Benjamin Franklin

Rank #9
 3.1
43 votes

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning. 

- Cha'n Master Mingjiao

Rank #10
 3.3
49 votes

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study. 

- Chinese proverb

Rank #11
 3.2
55 votes

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. 

- Chinese proverb

Rank #12
 3.1
45 votes

Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back. 

- Chinese proverb

Rank #13
 3.4
34 votes

It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning. 

- Claude Bernard

Rank #14
 3.4
34 votes

Man can learn nothing unless he proceeds from the known to the unknown. 

- Claude Bernard

Rank #15
 3.8
66 votes

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

Rank #16
 3.5
23 votes

Learning without thought is labor lost. 

- Confucius

Rank #17
 3.6
37 votes

You cannot open a book without learning something. 

- Confucius

Rank #18
 3.8
24 votes

Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later. 

- Dana Stewart Scott

Rank #19
 3.5
21 votes

The sweetest path of life leads through the avenues of learning, and whoever can open up the way for another, ought, so far, to be esteemed a benefactor to mankind. 

- David Hume

Rank #20
 3.9
48 votes

You live and learn. At any rate, you live. 

- Douglas Adams

Rank #21
 3.4
20 votes

Make the work interesting and the discipline will take care of itself. 

- E.B. White

Rank #22
 3.8
68 votes

One hour per day of study in your chosen field is  all it takes. One hour per day of study will put you at the top of your field within three years. Within five years you'll be a national authority. In seven years, you can be one of the best people in the world at what you do. 

- Earl Nightingale

Rank #23
 3.7
36 votes

I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. 

- Eartha Kitt

Rank #24
 3.3
24 votes

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him. 

- Galileo Galilei

Rank #25
 4.4
232 votes

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. 

- Gandhi (1869-1948)

Rank #26
 3.1
18 votes

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts. 

- Harry S. Truman

Rank #27
 3.1
17 votes

They know enough who know how to learn. 

- Henry Brooks Adams

Rank #28
 3.3
22 votes

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

Rank #29
 2.9
18 votes

Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life. 

- Henry L. Doherty

Rank #30
 3.2
22 votes

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron. 

- Horace Mann

Rank #31
 3.1
18 votes

From listening comes wisdom, and from speaking repentence. 

- Italian proverb

Rank #32
 3.5
23 votes

In teaching, the greatest sin is to be boring. 

- J.F. Herbert

Rank #33
 4.2
110 votes

A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking. 

- Jerry Seinfield

Rank #34
 3.4
17 votes

We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shores of our ignorance. 

- John A. Wheeler

Rank #35
 3.3
15 votes

Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain. 

- John F. Kennedy

Rank #36
 3.9
29 votes

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. 

- John Locke

Rank #37
 3.8
26 votes

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn. 

- John Lubbock

Rank #38
 3.9
25 votes

One of the reasons people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure. 

- John W. Gardner

Rank #39
 3.4
19 votes

Learning never exhausts the mind. 

- Leonardo da Vinci

Rank #40
 3.3
14 votes

Children not only have to learn what their parents learned in school, but also have to learn how to learn. This has to be recognized as a new problem which is only partly solved. 

- Margaret Mead

Rank #41
 3.4
16 votes

You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way. 

- Marvin Minsky

Rank #42
 3.2
17 votes

Almost anything can become a learning experience if there is enough caring involved. 

- Mary MacCracken

Rank #43
 3.2
15 votes

The kind of teacher who is afraid that they are going to be replaced by a computer should be. 

- Michael Fullan

Rank #44
 3.3
15 votes

Research shows that you begin learning in the womb and go right on learning until the moment you pass on. Your brain has a capacity for learning that is virtually limitless, which makes every human a potential genius. 

- Michael J. Gelb

Rank #45
 3.4
19 votes

Learning is a treasure which accompanies its owner everywhere. 

- Microsoft Encarta CD

Rank #46
 3.4
20 votes

In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you. 

- Mortimer Adler

Rank #47
 3.4
16 votes

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as long as we live. 

- Mortimer Adler

Rank #48
 3.5
23 votes

In order to learn, one must change one's mind. 

- Orson Scott Card

Rank #49
 3.5
22 votes

You can learn from anyone even your enemy. 

- Ovid

Rank #50
 3.2
16 votes

In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled. 

- Paul Eldridge

Rank #51
 3.2
17 votes

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

Rank #52
 4.2
103 votes

Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. 

- Plato

Rank #53
 3.3
18 votes

I learned the way a monkey learns - by watching its parents. 

- Prince Charles

Rank #54
 3.6
21 votes

You learn something every day if you pay attention. 

- Ray LeBlond

Rank #55
 3.5
22 votes

Responsibility for the learning belongs to the student, regardless of age. 

- Robert Martin

Rank #56
 3.9
27 votes

Most students treat knowledge as a liquid to be swallowed rather than as a solid to be chewed, and then they wonder why it provides little nourishment. 

- Sydney Harris

Rank #57
 3.9
37 votes

We can learn something new any time we believe we can. 

- Virginia Satir

Rank #58
 3.7
52 votes

Repetition is the mother of learning. 

- White Mountain Apache Indians Archives

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