Learning Quotes

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Rank #1
 3.1
544 votes

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

- Abigail Adams

Rank #2
 3.1
435 votes

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

- Albert Einstein

Rank #3
 3.0
414 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
 3.1
424 votes

A library is a hospital for the mind. 

- Anonymous

Rank #5
 3.1
394 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
 2.8
352 votes

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

- Antisthenes

Rank #7
 3.8
409 votes

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

- B.B. King

Rank #8
 3.2
159 votes

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. 

- Benjamin Franklin

Rank #9
 3.1
153 votes

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

- Cha'n Master Mingjiao

Rank #10
 3.1
158 votes

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

- Chinese proverb

Rank #11
 3.1
166 votes

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

- Chinese proverb

Rank #12
 3.1
153 votes

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

- Chinese proverb

Rank #13
 3.1
141 votes

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

- Claude Bernard

Rank #14
 3.1
144 votes

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

- Claude Bernard

Rank #15
 3.4
180 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
 3.1
132 votes

Learning without thought is labor lost. 

- Confucius

Rank #17
 3.2
146 votes

You cannot open a book without learning something. 

- Confucius

Rank #18
 3.2
133 votes

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

- Dana Stewart Scott

Rank #19
 3.1
131 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
 3.3
156 votes

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

- Douglas Adams

Rank #21
 3.1
129 votes

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

- E.B. White

Rank #22
 3.4
180 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
 3.2
147 votes

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

- Eartha Kitt

Rank #24
 3.1
132 votes

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

- Galileo Galilei

Rank #25
 3.9
395 votes

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

- Gandhi (1869-1948)

Rank #26
 3.0
126 votes

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

- Harry S. Truman

Rank #27
 3.0
124 votes

They know enough who know how to learn. 

- Henry Brooks Adams

Rank #28
 3.1
129 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
 3.0
128 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
 3.1
131 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
126 votes

From listening comes wisdom, and from speaking repentence. 

- Italian proverb

Rank #32
 3.1
132 votes

In teaching, the greatest sin is to be boring. 

- J.F. Herbert

Rank #33
 3.6
237 votes

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

- Jerry Seinfield

Rank #34
 3.1
125 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
 3.1
122 votes

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

- John F. Kennedy

Rank #36
 3.2
139 votes

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

- John Locke

Rank #37
 3.2
133 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
 3.2
133 votes

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

- John W. Gardner

Rank #39
 3.1
128 votes

Learning never exhausts the mind. 

- Leonardo da Vinci

Rank #40
 3.1
123 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
 3.1
124 votes

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

- Marvin Minsky

Rank #42
 3.1
125 votes

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

- Mary MacCracken

Rank #43
 3.0
123 votes

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

- Michael Fullan

Rank #44
 3.1
123 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
 3.1
128 votes

Learning is a treasure which accompanies its owner everywhere. 

- Microsoft Encarta CD

Rank #46
 3.1
127 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
 3.1
123 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
 3.1
130 votes

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

- Orson Scott Card

Rank #49
 3.1
130 votes

You can learn from anyone even your enemy. 

- Ovid

Rank #50
 3.1
125 votes

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

- Paul Eldridge

Rank #51
 3.0
123 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
 3.6
216 votes

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

- Plato

Rank #53
 3.1
125 votes

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

- Prince Charles

Rank #54
 3.1
130 votes

You learn something every day if you pay attention. 

- Ray LeBlond

Rank #55
 3.1
131 votes

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

- Robert Martin

Rank #56
 3.2
136 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
 3.3
149 votes

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

- Virginia Satir

Rank #58
 3.3
163 votes

Repetition is the mother of learning. 

- White Mountain Apache Indians Archives

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