Learning Quotes


Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.
– Hebrew Proverb
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The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
– Douglas Adams
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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 them.
– Joseph Addison
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I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
– Aeschylus
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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.
– Louisa May Alcott
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We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.
– Lloyd Alexander
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Writing is learning to say nothing, more cleverly each day.
– William Allingham
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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.
– Isaac Asimov
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In those parts of the world where learning and science has prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue.
– Ethan Allen
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The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.
– Antisthenes
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Learning is finding out what you already know.
– Richard Bach
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You teach best what you most need to learn.
– Richard Bach
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People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
– Sir Francis Bacon
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If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something.
– Drew Barrymore
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It's only through listening that you learn, and I never want to stop learning.
– Drew Barrymore
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He that knew all that learning ever writ, Knew only this - that he knew nothing yet.
– Aphra Behn
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I remember in the circus learning that the clown was the prince, the high prince. I always thought that the high prince was the lion or the magician, but the clown is the most important.
– Roberto Benigni
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It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.
– Claude Bernard
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Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
– Ambrose Bierce
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Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.
– Allan Bloom
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