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The following 90 quotations are about Learning.

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Oct 02, 2008

“My belief is that personal freedom cannot grow beyond personal responsibility. The more people that learn to be fully accountable for their lives, the more freedom each of us can enjoy and the more fulfilling all of our lives will be.”

Ross Parmenter
Anthropologist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Jan 06, 2009

“The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.”

Don Williams Jr. (born 1968);
Novelist, Poet

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Sunday Jun 21, 2009

“A smile is the beginning of peace.”

Mother Teresa (1910-1997);
Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Aug 10, 2009

“Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.”

L. J. Isham

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“We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.”

Mary Dunbar

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“After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”

Sophia Loren (born 1934);
Actress

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“The giving of love is an education in itself.”

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962);
U.S. First Lady, Diplomat, Human Rights Activist

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“A mistake is a crash-course in learning.”

BIlly Anderson (born 1971);
Life Coach

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“The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.”

Max Lerner (1902-1992);
Journalist

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“Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.”

Robert Frost (1874-1963);
Poet

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“Sometimes when learning comes before experience it doesn't make sense right away.”

Richard David Bach (born 1936);
Writer

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“When your views on the world and your intellect are being challenged and you begin to feel uncomfortable because of a contradiction you've detected that is threatening your current model of the world...pay attention. You are about to learn something.”

William H. Drury, Jr. (1921-1992);
Professor, Author

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“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”

James Baldwin (1924-1987);
Author

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“A good education is not so much one which prepares a man to succeed in the world, as one which enables him to sustain a failure.”

Bernard Iddings Bell
Episcopalian Cleric

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“We are not what we know but what we are willing to learn.”

Mary Catherine Bateson (born 1939);
Writer, Cultural Anthropologist

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“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.”

Albert Einstein (1879-1955);
Theoretical Physicist, Philosopher, Nobel Prize Winner

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“The secret to mastery in any field is to forever be a student.”

Martin Palmer

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“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”

Albert Einstein (1879-1955);
Theoretical Physicist, Philosopher, Nobel Prize Winner

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“Health, learning and virtue will ensure your happiness; they will give you a quiet conscience, private esteem and public honour.”

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826);
3rd U.S. President

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“Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.”

Alfred Edward Perlman (born 1902);
Civil Engineer, Businessman

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“The real community of man...is the community of those who seek the truth, of the potential knowers.”

Allan Bloom (1930-1992);
Educator, Author

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“The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency — the belief that the here and now is all there is.”

Allan Bloom (1930-1992);
Educator, Author

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“A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.”

Marcel Proust (1871-1922);
Novelist

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“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961);
Founder Of Analytical Psychology

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“None of us is as smart as all of us.”

Ken Blanchard

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“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”

Ray Bradbury (born 1920);
Author

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“The three qualities necessary for training: Great faith. Great doubt. Great effort.”

Zen Proverb

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“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”

Chinese Proverb

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“He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning.”

Danish Proverb

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“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.”

B. B. King (born 1925);
American Blues Guitarist, Songwriter

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“Education is the one thing that no one can take from you.”

B. B. King (born 1925);
American Blues Guitarist, Songwriter

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“The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable.”

Dennis Waitley (born 1933);
Writer

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“Change is the end result of all true learning. Change involves three things: First, a dissatisfaction with self - a felt void or need; second, a decision to change to fill the void or need; and third, a conscious dedication to the process of growth and change - the willful act of making the change, doing something.”

Dr. Leo Buscaglia (1924-1998);
Professor, Author

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“Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them.”

Anna Quindlen (born 1953);
Journalist, Novelist

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“There is more learning in the question itself than the answer.”

Andrew Weremy

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“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.”

Henry Ford (1863-1947);
Founder Of Ford Motor Company

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“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.”

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (1926-2004);
Psychiatrist, Author

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“To appreciate the balance in life, you have to lose it every now and then.”

Rod Williams
Musician

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“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”

Abigail Adams (1744-1818);
U.S. First Lady (1797 1801)

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“Whoso neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future.”

Euripides (480-406);
Greek Tragedian

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“A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.”

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790);
Politician, Writer, Scientist

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“Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.”

C.S. Lewis (1898-1963);
Writer, Theologian, Scholar

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“You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.”

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865);
16th U.S. President

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“I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865);
16th U.S. President

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“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948);
Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

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“Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.”

Lin Yutang (1895-1976);
Translator, Writer, Inventor

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“What we don't need to know for achievement, we need to know for our pleasure. Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.”

William L. Safire (born 1929);
American Journalist, Speechwriter

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“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”

Carl Sagan (1934-1996);
Astronomer, Scientist, Writer

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“We are all in the process of becoming.”

Audre Lorde (1934-1992);
Writer, Poet, And Activist

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“There is a tendency to mistake data for wisdom, just as there has always been a tendency to confuse logic with values, intelligence with insight. Unobstructed access to facts can produce unlimited good only if it is matched by the desire and ability to find out what they mean and where they lead. Facts are terrible things if left sprawling and unattended. They are too easily regarded as evaluated certainties rather than as the rawest of raw materials crying to be processed into the texture of logic.”

Norman Cousins (1915-1990);
Editor, Writer

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“Even the wisest mind has something yet to learn.”

George Santayana (1863-1952);
Philosopher, Poet, Essayist, Novelist

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“We are not retreating. We are advancing in another direction.”

Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964);
American General And Field Marshal

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“As far as men go, it is not what they are that interests me, but what they can become.”

Morrie Schwartz (1916-1995);
Professor, Sociologist

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“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.”

Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006);
Writer

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“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.”

Marie Curie (1867-1934);
Chemist, Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner

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“A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak.”

Michael Garrett Marino

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“Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark. The pleasure they give is steady, unorgastic, reliable, deep and long-lasting.”

Dr. Germaine Greer (born 1939);
Writer

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“Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done.”

Russell W. Davenport (1899-1954);
Publisher, Writer

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“Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You're able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.”

Ralph Marston

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“Like a lump of clay in the hands of the creator, we are forever being molded by life's experiences.”

Feyisara Aladese

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“We may go to the moon, but that's not very far. The greatest distance we have to cover still lies within us.”

Charles De Gaulle (1890-1970);
1st French President (Fifth Republic)

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“A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.”

Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980);
Scholar, Philosopher, Theorist

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“You have two ears and two eyes and only one mouth. Because you will learn twice as much as what you will ever have to say.”

Jeffrey Shultz
Science Teacher

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“The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.”

Plutarch (46-127);
Historian, Writer

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“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.”

Socrates (469-399);
Philosopher

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“A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.”

Aristophanes (448-388);
Dramatist

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“Prejudice is the child of ignorance.”

William Hazlitt (1778-1830);
Essayist, Literary Critic

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“As long as you live, keep learning how to live.”

Segoyewatha [Red Jacket] (1750-1830);
Native American Seneca Chief, Orator

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“Opinions have greater power than strength of hands.”

Sophocles (496-406);
Greek Tragedian

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“Life's a Dance You Learn As You Go!”

John Michael Montgomery
Singer, Songwriter

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“Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.”

Napoleon Hill (1883-1970);
Motivational Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Nov 05, 2010

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”

Clay P. Bedford

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Feb 01, 2011

“Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose ... not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.”

Anne Sullivan Macy (1866-1936);
Teacher

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Mar 31, 2011

“We can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.”

Claude Bernard (1813-1878);
French Physiologist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday May 23, 2011

“Life is better because you know more, not just because you have more.”

Anonymous

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Jul 07, 2011

“I try to learn from the finite, the lessons of the infinite.”

Arthur Young (1741-1820);
English Writer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Oct 20, 2011

“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.”

William James (1842-1910);
Psychologist, Philosopher, Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Nov 25, 2011

“An open mind is like an open window. It lets the fresh air in.”

Mike Hernacki
Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Jan 25, 2012

“Ask the experienced rather than the learned.”

Arabic Proverb

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Mar 07, 2012

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.”

Dr. David M. Burns

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Jun 08, 2012

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.”

James Joyce (1882-1941);
Irish Novelist And Poet

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Jun 28, 2012

“A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.”

Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] (born 1942);
Boxer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Aug 27, 2012

“I no longer scramble blindly through hardship. I no longer emerge from a bad time feeling relieved just to have survived. Instead of despairing, I try to find the lesson within the experience.”

Halle Berry (born 1966);
Academy Award Winning Actress

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Oct 31, 2012

“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.”

Pema Chodron (born 1936);
Buddist Nun

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Mar 27, 2013

“I have learned to live my life one step, one breath, and one moment at a time, but it was a long road. I set out on a journey of love, seeking truth, peace and understanding. I am still learning.”

Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] (born 1942);
Boxer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday May 07, 2013

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973);
Spanish Artist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Jul 29, 2013

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”

Abigail Adams (1744-1818);
U.S. First Lady (1797 1801)

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Aug 14, 2013

“All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.”

James Thurber (1894-1961);
American Author, Cartoonist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Jan 17, 2014

“Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.”

Samuel Butler (1835-1902);
Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday May 07, 2014

“A man should never be ashamed to admit he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.”

Alexander Pope (1688-1744);
Poet, Critic, Translator