It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.
But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!
There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves.
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.
We have heeded no wisdom offering guidance. Only by learning to love one another can our world be saved. Only love can conquer all.
For all his learning or sophistication, man still instinctively reaches towards that force beyond. Only arrogance can deny its existence, and the denial falters in the face of evidence on every hand. In every tuft of grass, in every bird, in every opening bud, there it is.
Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence.
Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges.
The curse of mortality. You spend the first portion of your life learning, growing stronger, more capable. And then, through no fault of your own, your body begins to fail. You regress. Strong limbs become feeble, keen senses grow dull, hardy constitutions deteriorate. Beauty withers. Organs quit. You remember yourself in your prime, and wonder where that person went. As your wisdom and experience are peaking, your traitorous body becomes a prison.
Learning without thought is labor lost; and thought without learning is perilous.
Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning.
The trouble with learning to parent on the job is that your child is the teacher.
What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning - and some of them many times over - what do you find? That you can swim? Well - life is just the same as learning to swim! Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!
The past is for learning from and letting go. You can't revisit it. It vanishes.
Every human being is born an heir to an inheritance to which he can succeed only in a process of learning.
We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you.
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
On any longer view, man is only fitfully committed to the rational to thinking, seeing, learning, knowing. Believing is what he\'s really proud of.
Racing is a process of learning where the edge lies.
The soul of man is nourished by learning, as the body is by food.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning.
Liberty without learning is always in peril and learning without liberty is always in vain