Learning Quotes

Learning is the accumulation of skills, wisdom, understanding, and memories. Learning is obtained through education and experience.  As humans, we learn on a daily basis, by observation, interaction with our peers, reading, media, and from trial and errors.

Browse through a collection of learning quotes and learning sayings from philosophers, writers, and other famous people throughout history expressing their opinions on learning, ways of learning,  motivation to keep learning and much more.


Danny Wallace- The closed mind is a disease

The closed mind is a disease. You need to have an open mind; otherwise life will just pass you by.      Danny Wallace
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Roy T. Bennett- Learn from failure and keep moving forward

Failure is a bend in the road, not the end of the road. Learn from failure and keep moving forward. Roy T. Bennett
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Lendon Gray -The difficult horses

It is the difficult horses that have the most to give you.       Lendon Gray
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Tom Hiddleston- Stay Humble

Stay hungry, stay young, stay foolish, stay curious, and above all, stay humble because just when you think you got all the answers, is the moment when some bitter twist of fate in the universe will remind you that you very much don't.        Tom Hiddleston
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Eric Butterworth- Grow through life

Don't go through life, grow through life.      Eric Butterworth
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Newton D. Baker- Graduating but never stop learning

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after. Newton D. Baker
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Adam Savage- Learning the inventories of things

Being a geek is all about learning the inventories of things. Adam Savage
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Haruki Murakami- The most important thing we learn at school

The most important thing we learn at school is the fact that the most important things can't be learned at school. Haruki Murakami
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Bill Watterson- I never learn what I want to know

I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know. Bill Watterson
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Steve Maraboli- Forgiving Ourselves For Mistakes

It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.      Steve Maraboli
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Lois Greiman- False hope is better than no hope at all

False hope is better than no hope at all. Lois Greiman
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J.K. Rowling- It is impossible to live without failing at something

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all in which case, you fail by default. J.K. Rowling
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Dale Dauten- Success is an act of exploration

Success is an act of exploration. That means the first thing you have to find is the unknown. Learning is searching; anything else is just waiting. Dale Dauten
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Nothing is a waste of time- Auguste Rodin

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.       Auguste Rodin
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Exams test your memory– Fennel Hudson

Exams test your memory, life tests your learning; others will test your patience. Fennel Hudson
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If everything was perfect– Beyonce

If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.      Beyonce
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Change is inevitable in life- Jack Canfield

Change is inevitable in life. You can either resist it and potentially get run over by it, or you can choose to cooperate with it, adapt to it, and learn how to benefit from it. When you embrace change you will begin to see it as an opportunity for growth      Jack Canfield
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Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything– Jim Carrey

Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting.      Jim Carrey
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The secret of great creative people–Leo Burnett

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. Leo Burnett
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Learning Something From Different Culture and People- Yo-Yo Ma

When you learn something from people, or from a culture, you accept it as a gift, and it is your lifelong commitment to preserve it and build on it.      Yo-Yo Ma
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To hit bottom is to fall from grace- Douglas Horton

To hit bottom is to fall from grace. Douglas Horton
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Great learning Happens In Group- Sir Ken Robinson Ph.D.

Most great learning happens in groups. Collaboration is the stuff of growth.      Sir Ken Robinson Ph.D.
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Cooking is one failure after another- Julia Child

Cooking is one failure after another, and that's how you finally learn. Julia Child
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Motivation for continuous learning- Lailah Gifty Akita

Passion for knowledge, motivation for continuous learning. Lailah Gifty Akita
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To survive, we must learn -W Edwards Deming

Learning is not compulsory; it's voluntary. Improvement is not compulsory; it's voluntary. But to survive, we must learn.      W Edwards Deming
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Being comfortable isn’t the way to learn- Thomas Wellnowski

Being comfortable isn't the way to learn to expand your abilities.      Thomas Wellnowski
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The classroom should be an entrance into the world- John Ciardi

The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.      John Ciardi
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Growth lies in human choice- George Eliot

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice. George Eliot
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Every child has a different learning style and pace- Robert John Meehan

Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding.      Robert John Meehan
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Failure should be our teacher- Denis Waitley

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. Denis Waitley
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When you come out of the storm- Haruki Murakami

When you come out of the storm, you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about. Haruki Murakami
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Work Hard and Never Give Up on Dreams- Phillip Sweet

Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path. Phillip Sweet
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Chaos is being yourself– Emile M. Cioran

Chaos is rejecting all you have learned, chaos is being yourself. Emile M. Cioran
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Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow-M.F. Ryan

Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow until our very last breath. Happy creating. M.F. Ryan
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Learning How To Handle Stress and Pressure- Harvey Mackay

To be a champion, you have to learn to handle stress and pressure. But if you've prepared mentally and physically, you don't have to worry.      Harvey Mackay
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Every Problem Has Seeds- Norman Vincent Peale

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds. Norman Vincent Peale
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The Best Lessons In Life- Lil Wayne

Never back down from a real challenge. They give the best lessons in life.      Lil Wayne
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Taking Chances- Richard Paul Evans

Only those who never step, never stumble. Richard Paul Evans
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E.A. Bucchianeri. – New Challenges Keep Us Alive

A new challenge keeps the brain kicking and the heart ticking. E.A. Bucchianeri
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The Darkest Challenge and Most Difficult Lessons -Barbara Marciniak

Sometimes the darkest challenges, the most difficult lessons, hold the greatest gems of light.      Barbara Marciniak
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The challenge to improve yourself- Michael F. Staley

There is no challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself. Michael F. Staley
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Bring out the best in man-Sean Connery

There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man.      Sean Connery
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Growing From Problems and Challenges- Carol Burnett

I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that don't work out, that's when I've really learned. Carol Burnett
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Sigmund Freud-Time spent with cats is never wasted

Time spent with cats is never wasted. Sigmund Freud
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Mahatma Gandhi- Live as if you were to die tomorrow

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi
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Alcuizar Barredo- We Understand Ourselves Better

It comes with experience as we go along with our life. The more we realize on who to give our love, care and time, the more we understand ourselves for the better. It's amazing how people can be so unappreciative and we realized that we just wasted a part of ourselves, but then again, the rewards are limitless.      Alcuizar Barredo
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Cherrie Moraga- Challenging Times Can Be The Beginning Of Breakthrough

Sometimes a breakdown can be the beginning of a kind of breakthrough, a way of living in advance through a trauma that prepares you for a future of radical transformation.      Cherrie Moraga
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Eden Ahbez,-The Greatest Thing To learn

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return. Eden Ahbez Source: Nature Boy" (1948)
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Debasish Mridha- A Boss With an Order

Be a leader with a ladder, not a boss with an order. Debasish Mridha
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Alexa Chung- Terrified of being bored

I'm terrified of being bored and not learning. Alexa Chung
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Morgan Aste- Your Body is Work In Progress

Your body is a piece of art but it’s always a work in progress. You are never done improving your symmetry and eliminating weak points.  Morgan Aste
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Macrobioticos- Learning To Ride a Bicycle

Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.      Macrobioticos
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Brian Tracy- Excellence Is a Continuous Journey

Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends.      Brian Tracy
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Confucius- Learning From Other People

When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points. Confucius
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John Addison On Improvement

You’re either green and growing or you’re ripe and rotting. John Addison
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Anthony J. D’Angelo- Become Addicted To Self- Improvement

Become addicted to constant and never-ending self-improvement.      Anthony J. D’Angelo
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Ralph Waldo Emerson-Willing to be little

A great man is always willing to be little.      Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Gucci Mane- Teaching Young Guys

I try to take a couple of young guys under my wing and tell them what I've learned, because you can't teach nobody if you don't know anything. Gucci Mane
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Chanakya- Learning From Others

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves!      Chanakya
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Albert Einstein- Making Mistakes

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.——Albert Einstein
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Sheryl Sandberg- Taking Chances and Risks

If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. —Sheryl Sandberg
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Natalie Portman– On Education

I don't love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.
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Sonia Rykiel- Knowing and Loving Yourself

Knowing yourself, and learning to love yourself as you are, is the beginning of beauty. I think the most important thing is to show off what's most beautiful about you and to hide what's less beautiful.
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Japanese Proverb On Making Mistakes

You should climb Mount Fujiyama once in your life. Climb it twice and you're a fool. Japanese Proverb Mount Fujiyama is the highest volcano mountain in Japan. This Japanese proverb is indicating that we should climb it at least once in our lives.  While, it is good to take chances and make mistakes, repeating it makes you fool, according to this Japanese Proverb.  Climbing a mountain like Mount Fujiyama is not safe and is extremely difficult, but at the end, there is knowledge
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German Proverb On Learning

"What little Hans did not learn, big Hans does not know."
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Aeschylus Quote On Age and Learning

It is always in season for old men to learn. Aeschylus We are never too old to learn. The world is changing every day, and there is always an opportunity to learn something new.  Learning does not only comes from books and school. We can learn by interacting with people from different cultures, traveling to another country,  making friends with people not your age (maybe a few decades older or younger!) Since we live in a changing world, it is
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African Proverb On Taking Chances

Hunt in every jungle, for there, is wisdom and good hunting in all of them."- African Proverb To hunt in every jungle means merely to try everything that comes your way. There is wisdom, knowledge, and experience to gain. Do not avoid situations, explore as many things as possible, such as different foods, dating another person from a different culture, having more than one career, travel to different countries, learn a new language.  There are endless possibilities, and its the
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African Proverb- Keep Trying

By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree. - African Proverb The monkey finally learns how to jump from trees, without giving up. If you are having a challenging time learning a new skill, trying to launch a business or a strong desire to pursue a goal-- with consistent habits, positive attitude, and hard work, you will eventually achieve the impossible. We all deal with discouragement, failure, and disappointments at some point in our lives, and it is
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Rene Descartes Quote On Improving The Mind

In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate. Rene Descartes In other words, it is less important for us to learn, than to contemplate. Modern day education allows students to memorize then recite on examination. Where the focus should be on teaching students how to apply what they learn effectively. This quote puts a value on philosophical learning. Contemplative is focus on a deeper understanding of the world because its filled with exploration. In
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Henna Inam- Learning From Confusion

Confused? Confusion is good. It's an excellent place to learn something new from. Henna Inam
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Isaac Newton Quote On Undiscoveries​

To myself ,I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.       Isaac Newton
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Aristotle Quote On Respect and Being Grateful

It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought. Aristotle
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Joanne H. Morscher- Learning Life Lesson From Ballet

Ballet class is like Life Lessons 101. You learn some of life's most important lessons here that you will carry with you forever. Joanne H. Morscher
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William Blake Quote On Learning From a Wise Man Mistake

The errors of a wise man make your rule rather than the perfections of a fool. William Blake   
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Ernest Hemingway On Trusting People

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. Ernest Hemingway
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Delmore Schwartz- Learning From Time

Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. Delmore Schwartz
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John Legend- Learning From Taking Chances

You learn so much from taking chances, whether they work out or not. Either way, you can grow from the experience and become stronger and smarter. John Legend
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Louisa May Alcott- Not Afraid of The Storms

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. Louisa May Alcott
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Albert Einstein Life advice quote

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. Albert Einstein
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Cindy Francis- Mistakes Are Detours To Success

Consider mistakes nothing more than detours on the way to success. Learn from them, and then go on.     Cindy Francis 
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Eva Jessye Quote On Letting Go of Regret

They say you should not suffer through the past. You should be able to wear it like a loose garment, take it off and let it drop. Eva Jessye
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Lucy Maud Montgomery- Regret Mistakes and Learn From Them

We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.   Lucy Maud Montgomery    
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Tadeu Dias- Learn Many Ways

Learn one way; react. Learn many ways; understand.   Tadeu Dias   
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Confucius- Perfecting Oneself

The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.    Confucius  
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Sylvia Plath- Perfection Cannot Have Children

Perfection is terrible, it cannot have children. Sylvia Plath
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Joseph Campbell- Nothing Can Be Made From Perfection

Out of perfection nothing can be made. Every process involves breaking something up.      Joseph Campbell
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Al Franken- Mistakes Are Part of Being Human

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way.      Al Franken
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Jeannette Walls- Learning How To Fall In Life

Most important thing in life ... is learning how to fall. Jeannette Walls
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Marie Ebner Eschenbach – In youth we learn, in age we understand  

 In youth, we learn, in age we understand. -Marie Ebner Eschenbach  From our early days in school and childhood, we learn by memorizing without any experience. As we get older, with many years of experience, we understand what we learn,  in other words, the things we never paid attention to in youth, come back to us when we older. In school, we might not understand the importance of education. However, as we get older, we start to see how important
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Glenn Doman Quote On Children Learning

Children want to learn to the degree that they are unable to distinguish learning from fun. They keep this attitude until we adults convince them that learning is not fun.       Glenn Doman
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Being Ignorant and Unwilling To Learn

Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin
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Albert Einstein On Teaching

I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. Albert Einstein
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Sarah Caldwell- Learn Everything You Can

Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can - there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.      Sarah Caldwell
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Mark Twain- Learning Things Differently

If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way. Mark Twain
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Daniel Boorstin Quote On Education

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. Daniel Boorstin
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Benjamin Franklin- Knowledge is the Best Investment

If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
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John Maxwell- The Greatest Enemy of Learning

The greatest enemy of learning is knowing. John Maxwell
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Jim Rohn Quote On Knowledge

Don't let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action. Jim Rohn
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Ralph Waldo Emerson- The Secret of a True Scholar

Shall I tell you a secret of a true scholar? It is this: every man I meet is my master in some point and in that I learn from him. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Martina Horner- Keep Learning To Enjoy The Challenge

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.       Martina Horner
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Lord Chesterfield Quote On Learning From Others

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.       Lord Chesterfield
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Euripides- Learning In Youth

Whos neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future. Euripides 
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Eugene S. Wilson- Only The Curious Will Learn

Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.       Eugene S. Wilson
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Lloyd Alexander -Learning By Looking For Answers

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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Peter Drucker- Learning is a Lifelong Process

We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn. Peter Drucker
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Plato- The Base of Learning

All learning has an emotional base.       Plato
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Doris Lessing Quote On Learning

That's what learning is. You suddenly understand something you understood all your life, but in a new way.     Doris Lessing  
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Eric Hoffer- Periods ​of drastic changes

In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.  Eric Hoffer
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Mark Twain- Formal education and Learning

Never let formal education get in the way of your learning.       -Mark Twain
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Henry Ford- Learning Keeps The Mind Young

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.   Henry Ford
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Abigail Adams Quote On Learning

Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.  Abigail Adams
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Geoff Mulgan- Teenagers Learn Best by Doing Things

Teenagers learn best by doing things, they learn best in teams and they learn best by doing things for real - all the opposite of what mainstream schooling actually does.       Geoff Mulgan
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Leo Buscaglia- Connection Between Time For Learning and Play

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.       Leo Buscaglia
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George Evans- Students Cannot Learn The Same Way

Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.     George Evans  
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Robert John Meehan- A Desire To Learn In The Classroom

Developing a desire to learn is the kindling point of all classroom achievement.    Robert John Meehan   
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Henry S. Haskins- Too Old To Learn

The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn. Henry S. Haskins  Learning is a never ending process and you are never too old to learn. You might not even realize it but we have the ability to learn something new every day. According to Henry S. Haskins, if you refuse to learn, then you were probably always "too old". Source: Meditations in Wall Street (1940)
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Alvin Toffler- Education in the 21st Century

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.       Alvin Toffler
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Thomas Szasz – Conscious Learning

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   
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Mortimer Adler- The Purpose of Learning

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.       Mortimer Adler
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Antisthenes- The Most Useful Piece of Learning

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue. Antisthenes
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Eartha Kitt- Learning Throughout Life

I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.       Eartha Kitt
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Clay P. Bedford Quote On Continuance Learning

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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Jiddu Krishnamurti- Education Never Ends

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning. Jiddu Krishnamurti
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Winston Churchill- Always Ready To Learn

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill
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Robert A. Heinlein- Learning From Criticism

I never learned from a man who agreed with me. Robert A. Heinlein
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Richard Branson- Learning From Failure

You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. Richard Branson
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Confucius Quote On Learning and Thinking

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. Confucius
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Mahatma Gandhi On Living Life

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Teaching and Learning

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin
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F. Scott Fitzgerald Quote On Making Mistakes

Never mistake a single mistake with a final mistake.   F. Scott Fitzgerald    
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Sir Thomas More- A Penny For Your Thoughts

A penny for your thoughts. Sir Thomas More    Source: A Treatyce upon the last thynges, circa 1535
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Quote On Life Experiences

A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.       Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Alexander Pope Quote: Learning Can Be Dangerous

A little learning is a dangerous thing.     Alexander Pope  
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John Heider- Learn To See Things Differently

Learn to see things backwards, inside out, and upside down.      John Heider
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Aristotle Quote on Leadership

He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader. Aristotle
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John F. Kennedy Quote On Leadership and Learning

Leadership and learning are indispensable to one another.    John F. Kennedy  
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Yiddish (on education)

With time even a bear can learn to dance.      
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Learning

Wise men learn by others' harms; fools by their own.  Benjamin Franklin
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Bahamian (on knowledge and justice)

The shoe knows if the stocking has a hole.
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Socrates- People Learn More On Their Own

People learn more on their own rather than being force fed.       Socrates
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David Garrick Quote On Learning

Learning is better than house and land.       David Garrick
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Vietnamese Proverb On Learning and Travelling

A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning. Vietnamese Proverb
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Eleanor Roosevelt- Keep Curiosity Alive In Life

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt
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Elbert Hubbard Quote On Everlasting Ignorance

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge. Elbert Hubbard    
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Thomas Jefferson Quote On Ignorance and Accepting Criticism

Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong. Thomas Jefferson
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Wayne Dyer- The Highest Form of Ignorance

The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about. Wayne Dyer
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Cicero- Confession of Not Knowing Something

I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know. Cicero
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Jodi Picoult- Growing Up and Hurting Someone With the Truth

Part of growing up was learning not to be quite that honest - learning when it was better to lie, rather than to hurt someone with the truth. Jodi Picoult
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Dylan O’Brien- Growing Up and Learning To Love People

Part of growing up is realizing you learn to love so many people. It's about forming those relationships and finding what will last forever.      Dylan O'Brien
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Beverley Mitchell- Part of Growing Up is Moving On

Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart. Beverley Mitchell
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Lindsay Lohan- Growing Up and Learning From Mistakes

I know that in my past I was young and irresponsible - but that's what growing up is. You learn from your mistakes. Lindsay Lohan
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Allen Iverson- Having a lot of Growing Up To Do

I had a lot of growing up to do. A lot of times, I learned the hard way. Allen Iverson
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Gwyneth Paltrow- Getting Older and Becoming Less Judgmental and More Open-Minded

The older I get, the more open-minded I get, the less judgmental I get.      Gwyneth Paltrow
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Troy Vincent- Getting Older and Learning About Yourself

As you get older, you're always maturing, you're always learning something new about yourself. Troy Vincent
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Clint Eastwood- Keeping Active and Open Minds As We Grow Older

As we grow older, we must discipline ourselves to continue expanding, broadening, learning, keeping out minds active and open.      Clint Eastwood
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Emily Dickinson Quote On Age and Getting Older

We turn not older with years, but newer every day. Emily Dickinson
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Enemies and Friends

The wise man learns more from his enemies than the fool does from his friends.      Benjamin Franklin
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Friedrich Nietzsche Quote On Failure and Learning

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
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Jerry Smith- Those That Play With Fire

Playing with fire is bad for those who burn themselves. For the rest of us, it is a very great pleasure. Jerry Smith
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Edmond Mbiaka- Life is not Always a Celebration

Life is not always a celebration; so be ready to courageously face disappointments when they come, and be sure to grow stronger and wiser from them.      Edmond Mbiaka
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Edmond Mbiaka On Disappointments

Disappointment is nothing but an eye-opening learning process for your future endeavors. Edmond Mbiaka
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Franklin P. Jones- Learning Patience From Children

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. Franklin P. Jones
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Henry David Thoreau- Staying Awake and Alert

We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake. Henry David Thoreau
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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry- To Live is to Be Slowly Born

A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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Dean Smith- When a Mistake Happens

What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.      Dean Smith
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Steve Maraboli- Let Go and Release The Stress

You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway. Steve Maraboli
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Anthony Douglas Williams- Learning From Animals

We have more to learn from animals than animals have to learn from us.   Anthony Douglas Williams   
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Whitney Mandel- Animals Teaching Us How To Love

Animals are like little angels sent to earth to teach us how to love. They don't get angry or play silly games. They are always there for us.      Whitney Mandel
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David Frum- The First Piece of Cake

So if I have two pieces of cake, do I have twice as good an experience as the first piece of cake? One of the things I've found in life is that the first piece of cake is the best. David Frum
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Sophocles Quote On Useful Learning

Always desire to learn something useful. Sophocles
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Michael J. Fox- Learning From Loss

There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.      Michael J. Fox
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Eden Phillpotts – The Universe Is Full of Magical Things

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Eden Phillpotts
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Fritz William- Suffering and Joy Can Teach Us

Suffering and joy teach us, if we allow them, how to make the leap of empathy, which transports us into the soul and heart of another person. Fritz William
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Lin Yutang- Having a Productive Afternoon

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live. Lin Yutang
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Thomas Edison Quote On Failed Expectations

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do, doesn't mean it's useless.       Thomas Edison
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Lloyd Alexander- Adventures is the Best Way To Learn

I decided that adventure was the best way to learn...       Lloyd Alexander
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Amelia Earhart – Quotation on adventure

Adventure is worthwhile. What does it mean to us? Yes, take an adventure. You never know what may result. It is always worth taking a chance as Amelia did maybe more than anyone else by trying to fly around the world.
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Vincent Van Gogh Quote On Being High- Spirited and Making Mistakes

It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent. Vincent Van Gogh  
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John C. Maxwell Quote On Failure and Achievement

Without failure, there is no achievement.  John C. Maxwell
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Henry Ford- Mistakes Are Important

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.      Henry Ford
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Mary Catherine Bateson- Caring Can Be Learned By Everyone

Caring can be learned by all human beings, can be worked into the design of every life, meeting an individual need as well as a pervasive need in society. Mary Catherine Bateson
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Ed Parker- An Intelligent Man is always Willing To learn

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments and is yet willing to learn more so he can accomplish more. Ed Parker What this quotation is telling us is never stop learning. Never stop trying to be better and accomplish more in your life. No matter what you may or may not have done, Ed Parker is telling us to keep going. This is what makes you intelligent and successful...the knowledge of knowing there is always more
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Anthony J. D’Angelo- Become a Student of Change

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant. Anthony J. D'Angelo
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Conrad Hall- Keep Moving Forward

You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward. Conrad Hall
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Neil Gaiman- Changing Yourself

You're always you, and that don't change, and you're always changing, and there's nothing you can do about it.      Neil Gaiman
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Jim Rohn Quote On Happiness

Happiness is the art of learning how to get joy from your substance.      Jim Rohn
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Cynthia Addai-Robinson- Lessons From Bad Decisions

Even bad decisions usually result in good lessons learned. Cynthia Addai-Robinson
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Phil Crosby- Learning From a Wrong Decision

Making a wrong decision is understandable. Refusing to search continually for learning is not.      Phil Crosby
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Sherrilyn Kenyon Quote On Living With Bad Decisions

The whole point of life is learning to live with the consequences of the bad decision we've made.      Sherrilyn Kenyon
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Buddha On being thankful

Let us rise up and be thankful for everything that happens. For if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. Buddha Most of us tends to focus more on failures, past hurt, disappointments, and other negative aspects. This quote by Buddha is simply saying that there
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Cher Wang- The Importance of Learning and Teamwork

It takes humility to realize that we don’t know everything, not to rest on our laurels, and to know that we must keep learning and observing. If we don’t, we can be sure some startup will be there to take our place. Cher Wang
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Sir Richard Branson- You Learn By Doing and Failing

You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over. Sir Richard Branson
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Lyndon B. Johnson- The Search For Excellence

The noblest search is the search for excellence. Lyndon B. Johnson
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Thomas A. Edison- Lessons Behind Failures

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.  Thomas A. Edison
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Richard Branson- Trying Things and Fail

We sometimes fall flat on our face. But people don't mind people who try things and fail. Richard Branson
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Miuccia Prada- Be Curious and Think Every day

You need to be curious and never stop studying. You have to challenge yourself to think every day to understand and react to what is happening. Miuccia Prada
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Bernard Marcus- Age is Just a Number

Age is just a number for me—I haven't thought about it in years. I go by the motto that I learn something new every single day. Bernard Marcus
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John Doerr Quote On Staying Informed

Here's how I stay relevant: I read. I listen. I try to surround myself with smart people of all ages and backgrounds. John Doerr
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Jack Dorsey Quote On Showing Mistakes

My biggest mistake was thinking I shouldn't show my mistakes -- I learned I should. Jack Dorsey
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Lee Shau Kee- Learning From Friends

Among my friends, I always learn the best from them. Lee Shau Kee
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Neil Shen, China’s preeminent venture capitalist

"Part of learning is done through reading, and the other part, which is likely more important, is talking with bright minds from different fields." 
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Les Wexner- Curiosity Keeping Me Young

Curiosity has kept me young as I have gotten older. Les Wexner
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Yuri Milner- To Learn About Business

When I was growing up in the Soviet Union, my father told me if I wanted to learn about business, I had to start looking beyond my horizon. Yuri Milner
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Jeffrey Immelt- Failures Are Learning Tools

Surviving a failure gives you more self–confidence. Failures are great learning tools… but they must be kept to a minimum. Jeffrey Immelt
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Jim Rohn Quote On Education

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn
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Bill Clinton- Living Long Enough and Making Mistakes

If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better person. Bill Clinton
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Bill Gates Quote On Unhappy Customers

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. Bill Gates
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Edmond Mbiaka- Learning a Lesson from Every Betrayal

There is always a lesson of a lifetime to learn in every betrayal. Edmond Mbiaka
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Linda Talley- Betrayal is a Learning Experience

Betrayal is about learning not to idealize external sources. Linda Talley
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Dr T.P.Chia- The Power Of a Book

A book can talk to your mind. A book can go around the world with you. A book can make you a smarter individual.      Dr T.P.Chia
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Aaron Swartz Quote On Useful Books

Books are totally useless unless you take their advice. If you just keep reading them, thinking "that's so insightful! that changes everything," but never actually doing anything different, then pretty quickly the feeling will wear off and you'll start searching for another book to fill the void. Aaron Swartz
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Francis Bacon Quote On Types of Books

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Francis Bacon
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Charles Kingsley- Books Are Wonderful

Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message to us from the dead, — from human souls whom we never saw, who lived perhaps thousands of miles away; and yet these, on those little sheets of paper, speak to us, teach us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers. Charles Kingsley
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Edmund Burke Quote On Reading and Reflecting

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. Edmund Burke
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Thomas Carlyle- Books Has The Soul of The Past

In books lies the soul of the whole Past Time: the articulate audible voice of the Past, when the body and material substance of it has altogether vanished like a dream. Thomas Carlyle
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Jesse Lee Bennett- Books Help us To Navigate Life

Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of human life. Jesse Lee Bennett
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Elbert Hubbard- Civilized Country if More Money is Spent On Books

This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum. Elbert Hubbard
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James Russell Lowell- Books Transfering Knowledge

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell
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Henry David Thoreau- Life Changing Books

How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book. Henry David Thoreau Source: Walden (novel) Read More: Short Review of Henry David Thoreau’s Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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Ezra Pound quotation on books losing importance

We live in an age of science and of abundance. The care and reverence for books as such, proper to an age when no book was duplicated until someone took the pains to copy it out by hand, is obviously no longer suited to 'the needs of society', or to the conservation of learning. The weeder is supremely needed if the Garden of the Muses is to persist as a garden. Chapter One, ABC of Reading, 1934 Ezra Pound lived
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Austin O’Malley- Book Repaying You Back

A book is very like a money-changer: it pays you back in another form what you bring to it. Austin O'Malley Source: Thoughts of a Recluse, 1898
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Amos Bronson Alcott- Expectation and Profit From a Book

That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit. Amos Bronson Alcott
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Ralph Waldo Emerson- Life Changing Books

Some books leave us free and some books make us free. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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W. Somerset Maugham- Meaning From a Book

The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you. W. Somerset Maugham
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John Wooden- Drink Deep From Good Books

“Drink deeply from good books.” John Wooden
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Edmund Burke- Reading Without Reflecting

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. Edmund Burke
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James Bryce- Measuring The Worth Of a Book

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. James Bryce
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Mason Cooley- Reading The Same Book Again

Rereading, we find a new book. Mason Cooley
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Jo Walton- The Reward of Being a Book Lover

If you love books enough, books will love you back. Jo Walton
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Frank Zappa- Not Enough Time To Read Books

So many books, so little time. Frank Zappa
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William Feather- Books Strengthen The Mind​

Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can. William Feather
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J.A. Langford- A Book Lover is the Richest and Happiest

No matter what his rank or position may be, the lover of books is the richest and the happiest of the children of men. J.A. Langford
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Andrew Lang- A Book is a Changing Friend

A book is a friend whose face is constantly changing. If you read it when you are recovering from an illness, and return to it years after, it is changed surely, with the change in yourself. Andrew Lang
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Neil Gaiman- Make Interesting and Amazing Mistakes

Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art. Neil Gaiman
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Douglas Adams- Having The Ability To Learn From The Experience of Others

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. Douglas Adams
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Baltasar Gracian- Ability Revealing Itself

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. Baltasar Gracian
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Catherine Pulsifer- Using Age as An Excuse

Many times age is used as an excuse. I am to old to learn it is to late for me. Or on the opposite side, I have lots of time to learn. Catherine Pulsifer
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George Clooney- Better To Learn From Others

You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak. George Clooney
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Simone De Beauvoir Quote On Arrogance and Being Wrong

It's only arrogance if you're wrong. Simone De Beauvoir
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Peter Honey- Arrogant People are Non-Learners

Arrogant people are non-learners. They invest their energies in maintaining a cozy feeling of complacency, and complacency is the biggest single enemy to the process of continuously learning from experience. Arrogant people are exactly the sort of people who are destined to have one year's experience 20 times rather than 20 years' worth of experience.  Peter Honey
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Shannon L. Alder- Forget Your Past Hurt and Learn From It

Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you. Shannon L. Alder
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Steve Maraboli- Learning From Hurt

It is when we hurt that we learn. Steve Maraboli
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El Cordobes- Bravery and Believing In Yourself

Bravery is believing in yourself, and that thing nobody can teach you. El Cordobes
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Matthew Turner- Burn Yourself To Learn

Sometimes you have to burn yourself in order to appreciate it isn't a good idea to touch fire. Matthew Turner
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Jerome Bruner- Learning From Experience

In time, and as one comes to benefit from experience, one learns that things will turn out neither as well as one hoped nor as badly as one feared. Jerome Bruner
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Archibald MacLeish- Committing self to poetry

If you commit yourself to the art of poetry, you commit yourself to the task of learning how to see, using words as elements of sight and their sounds as prisms. And to see means to see something worth all the agony of learning how to see. Archibald MacLeish
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Sally Jessy Raphael- Learning From Agony

You learn more from ten days of agony than from ten years of content. Sally Jessy Raphael
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Alaric Hutchinson- Respect people who cross your path

Respect everyone who crosses your path, even if you feel they don’t deserve it. Alaric Hutchinson
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