Learning Quotes

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  • Hire character. Train skill. –Peter Schulz
  • “The expert in anything was once a beginner.” – Anonymous
  • “I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.” — Socrates
  • In visual design for eLearning, less is more. –Connie Malamed
  • “Change is the end result of all true learning.” – Leo Buscaglia
  • Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated. –Paul Rand
  • “You teach best what you most need to learn.”— Richard Bach
  • “A little learning is a dangerous thing.”— Alexander Pope
  • “The doer alone learneth.”— Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “I never learned from a man who agreed with me.’ –Robert A. Heinlein
  • “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” — John Wooden
  • “You cannot open a book without learning something.”― Confucius
  • “Learning is not child’s play; we cannot learn without pain.” ― Aristotle
  • A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning. – Lillian Gish
  • Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. – Mark Twain
  • “It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.” – Albert Einstein
  • “Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.”― Anton Chekhov
  • “A man, though wise, should never be ashamed of learning more, and must unbend his mind.” ― Sophocles
  • I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions. – Lou Holtz
  • “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”― Dr. Seuss
  • “Each day learn something new, and just as important, relearn something old.” – Robert Breault
  • “Education without application is just entertainment.”— Tim Sanders
  • “The conquest of learning is achieved through the knowledge of languages.” ― Roger Bacon
  • “Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.”― E.M. Forster
  • “You don’t understand anything until you learn it more than one way.”— Marvin Minsky
  • “It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.”— Claude Bernard
  • “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” —John F. Kennedy, th American President
  • “I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”— Pablo Picasso
  • “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”— Albert Einstein
  • “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  • “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller
  • “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin
  • “They know enough who know how to learn.” – Henry Adams
  • “Learning never exhausts the mind.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  • “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” – Andy McIntyre
  • “It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “The world is a university and everyone in it is a teacher. Make sure when you wake up in the morning, you go to school.” ―T. D. Jakes
  • “Being a student is easy. Learning requires actual work.”— William Crawford
  • “The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.” – Thomas S. Monson
  • “A plant needs roots in order to grow. With man it is the other way around: only when he grows does he have roots and feels at home in the world.”— Eric Hoffer
  • “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.”— Confucius
  • “If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.”— Thomas J. Watson
  • “Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe.”— Galileo Galilei
  • “I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.”— Galileo Galilei
  • “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”— Abraham Lincoln
  • “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp – or what’s a heaven for?” Robert Browning
  • Know your audience! Great eLearning design isn’t universal–Bianca Woods
  • The more I practice the luckier I get. –Arnold Palmer
  • An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. –Dr. Edwin Land
  • “Never stop learning and never stop thinking and asking, ‘Why not?’” – Steven Levi
  • “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey
  • “The more you know, the less you understand.” — Lao Tzu
  • “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle
  • “When you learn, teach. When you get, give.” – Maya Angelou
  • “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Cicero
  • A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. – Brad Henry
  • “Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn
  • Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know. – Daniel Boorstin
  • “Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” – William Pollard
  • “All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.’ –Martin Fisher
  • “Learning is a lifetime process, but there comes a time when we must stop adding and start updating.” – Robert Breault
  • “A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.”— Thomas Carruthers
  • “No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.”— Voltaire
  • “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.”— Henry Ford
  • “Recipes tell you nothing. Learning techniques is the key.”— Tom Colicchio
  • “If knowledge is a power, then learning is a superpower.” — Jim Kwik, Memory and Brain coach
  • “A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.”— Will Rogers
  • “The illiterate of the st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”— Alvin Toffler
  • “Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell them, “Certainly I can!”. Then get busy and find out how to do it.”— Theodore Roosevelt
  • “It is better to create than to learn. Creating is the essence of life.”— Julius Caesar
  • Stop thinking the answer to everything is to develop a course. –Jane Bozarth
  • The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is to not train them and keep them. –Zig
  • Ziglar
  • Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent. –Joe Sparano
  • “The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” – Robert Greene
  • “That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.” ― Doris Lessing
  • “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
  • “Man’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.” Oliver Wendell Holmes Jnr
  • It is what we think we know already that often prevents us from learning. –Claude Bernard
  • “Nothing in this world is impossible to a willing heart.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” – Albert Einstein
  • “Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.”— Pema Chödrön
  • “Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.”— Thomas Henry Huxley
  • “Power corrupts. Knowledge is power. Study hard. Be evil.”— Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. “— Abraham Lincoln
  • “Action comes about if and only if we find a discrepancy between what we are experiencing and what
  • we want to experience.”—Philip J. Runkel
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  • He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.- Confucius
  • this attitude until we adults convince them that learning is not fun. – Glenn Doman
  • “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” — William S. Burroughs
  • “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”― Abigail Adams
  • “Intelligence is what you use when you don’t know what to do.”— Jean Piaget
  • “You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.”— Dr. Seuss
  • There are no refunds; learners cannot get their time back if we waste it. –Michael Allen
  • “The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.” – B.B.King
  • “If a person will spend one hour a day on the same subject for five years, that person will be an expert on that subject.” ―Earl Nightingale
  • “Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world’s work, and the power to appreciate life.” ― Brigham Young
  • “Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire.” —W.B. Yeats, Irish Poet, Dramatist and Writer
  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
  • “The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”— Sydney J. Harris
  • “No one knows everything. No one knows nothing. Everyone has a piece of the puzzle.” — Lama Surya Das
  • In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn. –Phil Collins
  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”― Albert Einstein
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