Learning Quotes

Although it is foolish to believe that book learning is anything like the whole of education, it is always necessary, particularly in ages when there is a poverty of living examples of the possible high human types.

Allan David Bloom

Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills,responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunities for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.

Eric Hoffer

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

Arthur Schopenhauer

A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow Draughts intoxicate the Brain, And drinking largely sobers us again

Alexander Pope

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

A major advantage of age is learning to accept people without passing judgment.

Liz Carpenter

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 2 or 8. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Moshe Arens

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

Mortimer Adler

Above all, it's hard learning to live with vivid mental images of scenes I cared for and failed to photograph. It is the edgy existence within me of these unmade images that is the only assurance that the best photographs are yet to be made.

Sam Abell

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

Oscar Wilde

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

Benjamin Disraeli

Learning without thought is labor lost.

Confucius

One of things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

The secret of learning to be sick is this: Illness doesn't make you less of what you were. You are still you.

Tony Snow

The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain, to show them that we love them, not when we feel like it, but when they do

Nan Fairbrother

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.

Newton D. Baker

A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.

Benjamin Disraeli

In the university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools

Doris Lessing

Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster.

Weston H. Agor

I think the show is amazing I've watched it and really enjoyed it, and I love the idea of training with a purpose and learning from a professional. My only worry is that all my dancing is club dancing. I've never had to learn anything formal. I might not be able to pick up some of the styles or crack some of the steps

DJ Spoony

Learning from experience is a faculty almost never practiced.

Barbara Tuchman

People are learning to feel more comfortable hearing one another's dreams. It used to be that if you told a dream in public, someone had to make a joke to relieve the tension introduced by that alternative reality.

Henry Reed

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.

Wilma Rudolph
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