Lesson Quotes

Life is a long lesson in humility.

James M. Barrie

The biggest lesson I learned from Vietnam is not to trust our own government statements. I had no idea until then that you could not rely on them.

James William Fulbright

The lesson I've learned the most often in life is that you're always going to know more in the future than you know now.

Taylor Swift

Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.

Miguel de Cervantes

Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.

Gerald Early

I think the one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.

Diane Sawyer

When a thought takes one's breath away, a lesson in grammar seems an impertinence.

Thomas W Higginson

Human rights education is much more than a lesson in schools or a theme for a day; it is a process to equip people with the tools they need to live lives of security and dignity. On this International Human Rights Day, let us continue to work together to develop and nurture in future generations a culture of human rights, to promote freedom, security and peace in all nations.

Kofi Annan

In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time

Robert Collier

Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.

Benjamin Franklin

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson of statecraft.

James Russell Lowell

The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

Tom Bodett

Every mistake is a lesson and every opportunity is a blessing.

Cristina D. Baines

No relationship in life can be any more successful than what we are willing to learn about ourselves through it. The moment we turn our back on what others give us to see about ourselves, we not only walk away from what we need to see, but also from the better person we could be . . . were we only willing to learn the lesson at hand.

Guy Finley

You may have a vast scholarship, fame or fortune. But, the bee can give you a lesson on how to be free from torment

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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