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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Learning Quotes

Quotes about Learning
  • A library is a place where you learn what teachers were afraid to teach you. Alan Dershowitz
  • A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn by no other way. Mark Twain 
  • As long as you live, keep learning how to live. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (2 BC-65 AD); Roman philosopher.
  • Dear Lord, either quiet the waves or lift me above them; it's too late to learn to swim Mary Crowley
  • Don't listen to other people's negativity: they filter through their own experiences. Learn to trust your own feelings. Ginger Purdy
  • Education is what you have left over after you have forgotten everything you've learned.
  • Every person that you meet knows something you don't; learn from them.
  • For every person who wants to teach there are approximately thirty people who don't want to learn. Walter C. Sellar (1898-1951), British humorist (On April 5, 1887, Anne Sullivan teaches "water" to Helen Keller)
  • I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all. Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it. Gale Sayers
  • If I have learned one thing in this life, it is that God will not tie my shoes without me. Doug Boyd
  • In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. Albert Camus (1913-1960) French Writer
  • In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Forst
  • It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn. Eric Hoffer
  • It's what you learn after you know it all that counts. John Wooden 
  • I've learned that an insatiable curiosity is important to never feeling old. Unknown (age 79) 
  • I've learned that parents are very hard to live with. Unknown (age 12) 
  • Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. William Cowper (1731 - 1800); English poet.
  • Learn from the mistakes of others, You can't live long enough To make them all yourself.
  • Learn to say "no." It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin. Charles H. Spurgeon 
  • Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin. Charles Haddon Spurgeon
  • Learn to write your hurts in sand. Learn to carve your blessings in stone!
  • Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. Abigail Adams
  • Learning is the best of all wealth; it is easy to carry, thieves cannot steal it, and tyrants cannot seize it; neither fire nor water can destroy it; and far from decreasing, it increases by giving. The Naladiyar 
  • Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. Samuel Butler 
  • More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them. Harold J. Smith
  • My mom said she learned how to swim when someone took her out in the lake and threw her off the boat. I said, 'Mom, they weren't trying to teach you how to swim.' Paula Poundstone
  • Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790); US politician and scientist.
  • The hardest thing in life is to learn which bridge to cross and which to burn. Laurence J. Peter
  • The most important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative, and the second disastrous. Margaret Fontey
  • The quickest way to become an old dog is to stop learning new tricks. John Rooney
  • The true order of learning should be: first, what is necessary; second, what is useful; and third, what is ornamental. To reverse this arrangement is like beginning to build at the top of the edifice. Lydia H. Sigourney
  • These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness. Anthony de Mello
  • We are taught that the older women are supposed to teach the younger ones. The difficulty lies when the younger ones think they know it all and have no more to learn from the older ones.
  • We could learn a lot from crayons: some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colors but they all have to learn to live in the same box.
  • 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
  • Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked. Philip Dormer Stanhope 
  • When you are through learning, you are through leading.
  • You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose. Indira Gandhi

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