Thursday, 25 April 2013


A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning. - Vietnamese Proverb

A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who does not mistake it for a great deal. - William Allen White

A man of learning who makes no use of what he knows, is like a cloud which gives no rain. - George Pope Morris

A person who can create ideas worthy of note is a person who has learned much from others. - Konosuke Matsushita

All learning has an emotional base. - Plato

All learning is derived from things previously known. - Aristotle

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind young. - Mark Twain

Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. - Benjamin Franklin

Belief gets in the way of learning. - Robert Heinlein

By seeking and blundering we learn. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Change is the end result of all true learning. - Leo Buscaglia

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. - Anthony D'Angelo

Developing a desire to learn is the kindling point of all classroom achievement. - Robert John Meehan

Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom. - Unknown

Dont learn the tricks of the trade. Learn the trade. - Unknown

Don't let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action. - Jim Rohn

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily. - Thomas Szasz

Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way. - George Evans

Expecting all children the same age to learn from the same materials is like expecting all children the same age to wear the same size clothing. - Madeline Hunter

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them. - Aristotle

Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life. - Henry L. Doherty

Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results. - John Dewey

God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons we could not learn in any other way. The way we learn those lessons is not to deny the feelings but to find the meanings underlying them. - Stanley Lindquist

He is not likely to learn who is not willing to be taught; for the learner has something to do, as well as the teacher. - Benjamin Whichcote

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. - Confucius

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. - Friedrich Nietzsche

I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful. - Natalie Portman

I grow old learning something new every day. - Solon

I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me. - Dudley Field Malone

If learning is an act of exploration, then technology equips the explorer for the journey of a lifetime. - Unknown

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you. - Unknown

If we succeed in giving the love of learning, the learning itself is sure to follow. - John Lubbock

In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

In learning you will teach, in teaching you will learn. - Phil Collins

In order to learn, one must change one’s mind. - Orson Scott Card

In order to learn you must be prepared to take a risk and tolerate a little randomness in the world. - Pagels

Learn not only to find what you like, learn to like what you find. - Anthony D'Angelo

Learn to labour and to wait. - Henry Wadworth Longfellow

Learn to see in another’s calamity the ills which you should avoid. - Unknown

Learn to value everything. For instance, the candle is useless when you have the light bulb. But it becomes precious when electricity is suddenly cut off. - Unknown

Learn from your mistakes and build on your successes. - John Calhoun

Learn to pause or nothing worthwhile can catch up with you. - Dorothy Ballard

Learn to use the word ‘impossible’ with the greatest caution. - Unknown

Learning is a treasure no thief can touch. - Chinese Proverb

Learning is discovering that something is possible. - Unknown

Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. - Abigail Adams

Learning is not automatic. It comes with seeking and searching, with reading and watching, with thinking, praying, and listening. - Marion D. Hanks

Learning is not confined to a classroom and is not imparted solely by people whom we designate as teachers. - Leo Buscaglia

Learning is the indispensable investment required for success in the ‘information age’. - Unknown

Learning is weightless – a treasure you can always carry easily. - Chinese Proverb

Learning makes a good man better and an ill man worse. - Thomas Fuller

Learning makes a man fit company for himself. - Thomas Fuller

Learning the hard way makes the lessons more valuable. - Monty Overson

Learning to live is learning to let go. - Sogyal Rinpoche

Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous. - Confucius

Man can learn nothing unless he proceeds from the known to the unknown. - Claude Bernard

Never seem more learned than the people you are with. 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. - Unknown

Nothing we learn in this world is ever wasted. - Unknown

One often learns more from ten days of agony than ten years of contentment. - Merle Shain

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

Sometimes we learn more from a mans errors than from his virtues. - Henry Wadworth Longfellow

Sooner or later, a man, if he is wise, discovers that life is a mixture of good days and bad, victory and defeat, give and take. He learns that it doesn’t pay to let things get his goat; that he must let some things go over his head like water off a duck's back. He learns that carrying a chip on his shoulder is the quickest way to get into a fight. He learns that buck-passing acts as a boomerang. He learns that carrying tales and gossip about others is the surest way to become unpopular. He learns that giving others a mental lift by showing appreciation and praise is the best way to lift his own spirits. He learns that the world will not end when he fails or makes an error; that there is always another day and another chance. He learns that listening is frequently more important than talking, and that he can often make a friend by letting the other fellow tell his troubles. He learns that all men have burnt toast for breakfast now and then, and that he shouldn’t let their grumbling get him down. He learns that people are not any more difficult to get along with in one place than another, and that ‘getting along’ depends about 98 per cent on his own behavior. - Unknown

Spending a thousand hours in learning good is not enough. But spending less than an hour learning evil is far too long. - Unknown

Thats what learning is, after all; not whether we lose the game, but how we lose and how weve changed because of it and what we take away from it that we never had before, to apply to other games. Losing, in a curious way, is winning. - Richard Bach

That’s what learning is. You suddenly understand something you have understood all your life, but in a new way. - Doris Lessing

The good thing about learning from others is that you increase your knowledge without taking away anything from those who passed you their knowledge. - Unknown

The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history. - Carl T. Rowan

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

The most learned are often the most narrow minded. - William Hazlitt

The purpose of learning is growth. - Mortimer Jerome Adler

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. - Thomas H. Huxley

We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices. - Richard Nixon

We learn as much by others’ failings as by their teachings. Examples of imperfection is just as useful for achieving perfection as are models of competence and perfection. - Magdeleine Sable

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

What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye. - Horatius

When house and land are gone and spent, then learning is most excellent.
When one seeks to know the nature of Reality by whatever means, he at least is rewarded by learning more of himself. - Validivar

You can learn a lot from people who view the world differently than you do. - Anthony D'Angelo

You can learn from anyone even your enemy. - Ovid

You can learn something from everybody in every situation. But you must also learn how to tell which lessons are the ones to be remembered. - Unknown

You learn to build your roads on today, because tomorrow’s ground is too uncertain for plans, and futures have a way of falling down in mid-flight. - Unknown

You will learn more about a road by travelling it than by consulting all the maps in the world. - Unknown

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