Learning Quotes

Men are rewarded for learning the practice of violence in virtually any sphere of activity by money, admiration, recognition, respect, and the genuflection of others honoring their sacred and proven masculinity. In male culture, police are heroic and so are outlaws; males who enforce standards are heroic and so are those who violate them.

Andrea Dworkin

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain.


What I know for sure is that your life is a multipart series of all your experiences- and each experience is created by your thoughts, intentions, and actions to teach you what you need to know. Your life is a journey of learning to love yourself first and then extending that love to others in every encounter.

Oprah Winfrey

Civilization is just a slow process of learning to be kind.

Charles L. Lucas

The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him lies, desire all truth. . .He whose desires are drawn toward knowledge in every form will be absorbed in the pleasures of the soul, and will hardly feel bodily pleasures- -I mean, if he be a true philosopher and not a sham one. . .Then how can he who has the magnificence of mind and is the spectator of all times and all existence, think much of human life? He cannot. Or can such a one account death fearful? No indeed.


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

William Cowper

Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature; which one would think, might dispose us to modesty.

Jeremy Collier

There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

Douglas Adams

Learning is not compulsory. . . neither is survival.

W. Edwards Deming

Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.

Zen Proverb

Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.

Glenda Jackson

That folk music led to learning to play, and making things up led to what turns out to be the most lucrative part of the music business - writing, because you get paid every time that song gets played.

Jackson Browne

My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view.

H. Fred Ale

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

Doris Lessing

Sharing knowledge is not about giving people something, or getting something from them. That is only valid for information sharing. Sharing knowledge occurs when people are genuinely interested in helping one another develop new capacities for action; it is about creating learning processes.

Peter Senge
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