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If you trust in yourself. . .and believe in your dreams. . .and follow your star. . . you'll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren't so lazy.

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

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.

Life is too short to learn German.

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance, one cannot fly into flying.

Learning never exhausts the mind.

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone.

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

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?

As the fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.

You cannot open a book without learning something.

I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me.

As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

God created war so that Americans would learn geography.

The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

All that I know about my life it seems I have learned in books.

All men by nature desire to know.

A man who views the world the same at 50 as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.

Teaching is the highest form of understanding.

The truth is lived, not taught.

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book pass an examination and finish with education. The whole of life from the moment you are born to the moment you die is a process of learning.

The deity is within you, not in ideas and books. Truth is lived not taught.

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.

I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn.

Don't limit a child to your own learning for he was born in another time.

Rabindranath Tagore

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.

Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which is never advisable.

The biggest seller is cookbooks, and the second is diet books – how not to eat what you’ve just learned how to cook.

It is better to know how to learn, than to know.

Dr. Seuss

We hate nothing that exists, not even death, suffering and dying, does not horrify our souls, as long as we learn more deeply to love.

The only source of knowledge is experience.

He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep, pain that cannot forget, falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

Sometimes when learning comes before experience it doesn't make sense right away.

Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner and it is for you to find the other three.

We cannot learn without pain

I want to know all Gods thoughts, all the rest are just details.

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.

Albert Einstein

Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher.

The great mass of humanity should never learn to read or write.

If many years were added to my life I would give fifty to the study of the Book of Changes and might thereby manage to avoid great mistakes.

The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts, but learning how to make facts live.

The greatest gift is to give people your enlightenment, to share it. It has to be the greatest.

A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.

All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.

Samuel Johnson

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.

What we have to learn to do we learn by doing.

Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.

The Bible remained for me a book of books still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously.

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

The disciple should associate with a wise friend who detects and censures his faults and who points out virtues as a guide tells of buried treasures. There is happiness not woe to him who associates with such an intelligent friend.

He who has imagination without learning, has wings but no feet.

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth... not going all the way and not starting.

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.

From your parents you learn love, and laughter, and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened, you discover that you have wings.

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.

Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.

If God treats you well by teaching you a disastrous lesson, you never forget it.

I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands, you need to be able to throw something back.

Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity and a provision in old age.


There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Always desire to learn something useful.

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn't educate America if they started at 6:30.

He who learns but does not think is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.

Being deeply learned and skilled, being well trained and using well spoken words, this is good luck.

There is no sin except stupidity.

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

To learn is a natural pleasure not confined to philosophers, but common to all men.

Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.

Each year has been so robust with problems and successes and learning experiences and human experiences, that a year is a lifetime at Apple. So this has been ten lifetimes.

Steve Jobs

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

When we see men of a contrary character we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.

A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student.

Henny Youngman

Learning is not child's play, we cannot learn without pain.

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.

Albert Einstein

Study the past if you would divine the future.

I sometimes find that in interviews you learn more about yourself than the person learned about you.

Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.

In times of change learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.

Eric Hoffer

Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth.

Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones.

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind, yet strange I am ungrateful to those teachers.

As the man who digs obtains underground water by use of a shovel, so the student attains the knowledge possessed by his preceptor through his service.

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

A little learning indeed may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.

Learn as though you would never be able to master it, Hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.

One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.

A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.

George Bernard Shaw

A man should look for what is and not for what he thinks should be.

Albert Einstein

We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.

Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil and is far from being the greatest of all, too much cleverness and too much learning accompanied with ill bringing-up are far more fatal.

He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.


We cannot learn men from books.

I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand, I teach in order to learn.

No, I'm no enemy to learning, it hurts not me.

Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.

Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range some people are loathsome and some are delightful.

Margaret Mead

There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied mathematics.

What is a danger is that we stay stuck in a new normal where unemployment rates stay high, people who have jobs see their incomes go up, businesses make big profits. But they're learned to do more with less and so they don't hire.

Barack Obama

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick at least we didn't die, so let us all be thankful.

The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much, if he is an optimist after it he knows too little.

Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors than from his virtues.

Wonder implies the desire to learn

I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive or who had ever been alive.

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.

Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old and you may become a teacher of others.

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.

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.

We spend more time learning how to make a living than we do learning to make a life.

Muhammad Ali

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

Albert Einstein

I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.

Jane Austen

The most important lesson that man can learn from life, is not that there is pain in this world, but that it is possible for him to transmute it into joy.

Rabindranath Tagore

Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. You’ve got to find the treasure, so that everything you have learned along the way can make sense.

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.

A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.

Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less.

If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive.

Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions, rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things we can accomplish those goals.

I have always thirsted for knowledge, I have always been full of questions.

I have no right to call myself one who knows. I was one who seeks, and I still am, but I no longer seek in the stars or in books; I'm beginning to hear the teachings of my blood pulsing within me.

From their experience, or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.

Aldous Huxley

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

Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort.

Life must be a constant education, one must learn everything from speaking to dying.

We do not need to proselytise, either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study.

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.

Charles M. Schulz

It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.

Learning without thought is labor lost, and thought without learning is perilous.


Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.

He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be and he who studies men will know how they are.

Charles Caleb Colton

I investigate things to complete my knowledge, my complete knowledge makes my thoughts sincere, my thoughts being sincere, my heart is pure.

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

The search for truth is in one way hard, and in another way easy, for it is evident that no one can master it fully or miss it wholly. But each adds a little to our knowledge of nature, and from all the facts assembled there arises a certain grandeur.

Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child.

Learn one thing from a lion, one from a crane, four a cock, five from a crow, six from a dog, and three from an ass.

Uncertainty is a sign of humility, and humility is just the ability or the willingness to learn.

Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading I must finish by acting.

If you study the writings of the mystics, you will always find things in them that appear to be paradoxes, as in Zen particularly.

The fact that you are willing to say "I do not understand and it is fine " is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.

Wayne Dyer

I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.

Theodore Roosevelt

True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist but what they mean, it is not memory but judgment.

James Russell Lowell

Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books.

Defense is a definite part of the game and a great part of defense is learning to play it without fouling.

I think you're working and learning until you die.

J. K. Rowling

Learning is like a cow of desire. It like her yields in all seasons. Like a mother it feeds you on your journey. Therefore learning is a hidden treasure.

When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized.

The pleasure and delight of knowledge and learning it far surpasseth all other in nature

The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.

Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it.

The least of the work of learning is done in the classroom.

Thomas Merton

Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.

Men of polite learning and a liberal education.

Matthew Henry

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries but wisdom is everywhere wide awake on tiptoe.

We were just amazed we were putting out a record. We were and are still learning. But we've never cared much for professionalism as long as the energy was there. Like our live shows: We're out of tune and use a lot of feedback. That's not on purpose or because we don't care we're just musically and rhythmically retarded and we play so hard that we can't tune our guitars fast enough.

Kurt Cobain

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.

A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself. A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I'm learning to see the positive side of things, instead of like 'I can't go to Kmart. I can't take my kids to the haunted house.'

Change is the end result of all true learning.

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood all the work into middle age and all the regrets into old age.

Margaret Mead

We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.

I like to think of my behavior in the sixties as a "learning experience." Then again I like to think of anything stupid I've done as a "learning experience." It makes me feel less stupid.

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

Secretary Powell and I agree on every single issue that has ever been before this administration except for those instances where Colin's still learning.

I'm just learning who I am and how relationships work and how to make them function. No different from anyone else.

Those who are destitute of learning penance knowledge good disposition virtue and benevolence are brutes wandering the earth in the form of men. They are burdensome to the earth.

Like success failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude failure is a learning experience a rung on the ladder a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.

Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did why in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.

People usually think according to their inclinations speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions but generally act according to custom.

With just enough of learning to misquote

A University should be a place of light of liberty and of learning.

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.

I never found accents difficult after learning languages.

Seeing much suffering much and studying much are the three pillars of learning.

Wisdom has never made a bigot but learning has.

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.

Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.

If I am through learning I am through.

It's only through listening that you learn and I never want to stop learning.

Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive nor yet the greatest of all, but great cleverness and much learning if they be accompanied by a bad training are a much greater misfortune.

However great an intellectual may be however great one may be as a scholar or a man of learning one has also to acquire humanness. Without humanness scholarship and intellectual eminence are of no value.

Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction behavior attire grace learning and all their words azimuth only at love respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.

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.

A little learning is a dangerous thing, Drink deep or taste not the Pierian spring.

Much learning does not teach understanding.

Life is Loving - Listening - Lifting - Learning - Living

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.

If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something.

We do not learn, and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.

English people don't have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.

Vivien Leigh

Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius who are often too full to be exact and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader rather than be at the pains of stringing the

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.

Learning without thought is labor lost, thought without learning is perilous.

Kings speak for once men of learning once and the daughter is given in marriage once. All these things happen once and only once.

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

Moral excellence is an ornament for personal beauty, righteous conduct for high birth, success for learning, and proper spending for wealth.

What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable than that of Liberty and Learning each leaning on the other for their mutual and surest support?

We cannot seek or attain health wealth learning justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific concrete individualized unique.

Men's thoughts are much according to their inclination 1 their discourse and speeches according to their learning and infused opinions.

If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.

Men commonly think according to their inclinations speak according to their learning and imbibed opinions but generally act according to custom

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.

I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation. Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point you ain't interesting.

That's what learning is after all, not whether we lose the game but how we lose and how we've changed because of it and what we take away from it that we never had before to apply to other games. Losing in a curious way is winning.

Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point you ain't interesting.

Whoso neglects learning in his youth loses the past and is dead for the future.

You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.

Learning is a friend on the journey, a wife in the house, medicine in sickness, and religious merit is the only friend after death.

I'm not afraid of storms for I'm learning to sail my ship.

If history repeats itself and the unexpected always happens how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.

George Bernard Shaw

So in my freshman year at the University of Alabama learning the literature on evolution what was known about it biologically just gradually transformed me by taking me out of literalism and increasingly into a more secular scientific view of the world.

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation hard work and learning from failure.

Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that you're in control of your life. If you don't life controls you.

A man must serve his time to every trade / Save censure - critics all are ready made. / Take hackneyed jokes from Miller got by rote / With just enough of learning to misquote.

Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth.

Will Rogers

I did stand-up comedy for 18 years. Ten of those years were spent learning four years were spent refining and four years were spent in wild success. I was seeking comic originality and fame fell on me as a byproduct. The course was more plodding than heroic.

You aren't learning anything when you're talking.

Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.

The aim of education is to enable individuals to continue their education... (and) the object and reward of learning is continued capacity for growth. Now this idea cannot be applied to all the members of a society except where intercourse of man with man is mutual and except where there is adequate provision for the reconstruction of social habits and institutions by means of wide stimulation arising from equitably distributed interests. And this means a democratic society.

We learn our virtues from our friends who love us, our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.

The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.

And having wisdom with each studious year in meditation dwelt with learning wrought and shaped his weapon with an edge severe sapping a solemn creed with solemn sneer.

When a child is learning to write it is extremely easy for it to hold the pen wrongly and to form its letters incorrectly but it is painfully difficult to hold the pen and to write properly, and this because of the child's ignorance of the art of writing which can only be dispelled by persistent effort and practice until at last it becomes natural and easy to hold the pen properly and to write correctly and difficult as well as altogether unnecessary to do the wrong thing. It is the same in the vital things of mind and life.

One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it you have no certainty until you try.

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.

Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so knowledge remains better than ignorance.

One destitute of wealth is not destitute he is indeed rich (if he is learned), but the man devoid of learning is destitute in every way.

The learning and knowledge that we have is at the most but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.

Learning is its own exceeding great reward.

Genuine ignorance is... profitable, because it is likely to be accompanied by humility, curiosity and open mindedness, whereas ability to repeat catch-phrases, cant terms, familiar propositions, gives the conceit of learning and coats the mind with varnish waterproof to new ideas.

Let not a single day pass without your learning a verse half a verse or a fourth of it or even one letter of it, nor without attending to charity study and other pious activity.

One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.

Wisdom is learning what to overlook.

To be fond of learning is near to wisdom, to practice with vigor is near to benevolence, and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude.

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic not gifted with the necessary scientific learning presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.

Thomas Aquinas

While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.

Lewis Carroll

Some of the companies we helped start are names you know. An office supply company called Staples - where I'm pleased to see the Obama campaign has been shopping, The Sports Authority which became a favorite of my sons. We started an early childhood learning center called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised.

Justice turns the scale bringing to some learning through suffering.

Learning is pedantry wit impertinence virtue itself looked like weakness and the best parts only qualify a man to be more sprightly in errors and active to his own prejudice.

Success is the result of perfection hard work learning from failure loyalty and persistence.

As long as you live keep learning how to live.

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all then accept it and live up to it.

You are led through your lifetime by the inner learning creature the playful spiritual being that is your real self. Don't turn away from possible futures before you're certain you don't have anything to learn from them.

Study without reflection is a waste of time, reflection without study is dangerous


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.

Words are but wind, and learning is nothing but words, ergo learning is nothing but wind.

O jackal leave aside the body of that man at once whose hands have never given in charity whose ears have not heard the voice of learning whose eyes have not beheld a pure devotee of the Lord whose feet have never traversed to holy places whose belly is filled with things obtained by crooked practices and whose head is held high in vanity. Do not eat it O jackal otherwise you will become polluted.

Learning is finding out what you already know Doing is demonstrating that you know it Teaching is reminding others that they know it as well as you do. We are all learners doers and teachers.

The love of learning the sequestered nooks And all the sweet serenity of books.

No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.

Andy Warhol

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

I am still learning.

One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is that things are what they are and will be what they will be.

It's such a learning curve. Once you start getting it it usually comes at the end of the season. Everybody is pretty much in rhythm and in tune with one another and then you start playing better.

I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart.

William Shakespeare

I would fain grow old learning many things.

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

Proud of his learning (just enough to quote) He revell'd in his Ciceronian glory: With memory excellent to get by rote With wit to hatch a pun or tell a story Graced with some merit and with more effrontery 'His country's pride ' he came down to

Learning n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.

Learning too soon our limitations we never learn our powers.

God lets everything happen for a reason. It's all a learning process and you have to go from one level to another.

Learning is finding out what you already know.

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.

I think it's a learning experience. We've learned we have to do a better job of closing those games. We'd much rather have won them, but we're not that far off. A play here and there and we're in a completely different position right now.