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Learning Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Learning:

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.
~ Chinese Proverb.

A student can win twelve letters at a university without learning how to write one.
~ Robert Maynard Hutchins.

All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

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.

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 me a fruitful error any time, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections. You can keep your sterile truth for yourself.
~ Vilfredo Pareto.

His studies were pursued but never effectually overtaken.
~ H.G. Wells.

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
~ Winston Churchill.

I am defeated, and know it, if I meet any human being from whom I find myself unable to learn anything.
~ George Herbert Palmer.

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
~ Abraham Lincoln.

I find four great classes of students: The dumb who stay dumb. The dumb who become wise. The wise who go dumb. The wise who remain wise.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

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

I learned early on that I could get a lot of attention by singing and writing little songs, so it was like throwing nuts to a monkey... I just couldn't get enough.
~ Dolly Parton.

If the past cannot teach the present and the father cannot teach the son, then history need not have bothered to go on, and the world has wasted a great deal of time.
~ Russell Hoban.

It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
~ Jacob Bronowski.

It is not hard to learn more. What is hard is to unlearn when you discover yourself wrong.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.
~ Eartha Kitt.

I am what the librarians have made me with a little assistance from a professor of Greek and a few poets.
~ Bernard Keble Sandwell.

In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled.
~ Paul Eldridge.

In the writing process, the more the story cooks, the better. The brain works for you even when you are at rest. I find dreams particularly useful... You can only learn to be a better writer by actually writing.
~ Doris Lessing.

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