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Quotes About Learning From Famous People




Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Henry Ford

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
Ernest Hemingway

I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
Oprah Winfrey

A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
Will Rogers

If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
George Bernard Shaw

Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Albert Einstein


I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.
Galileo Galilei

I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.
Lou Holtz

Learning never exhausts the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Bruce Lee

I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
George Bernard Shaw

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

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Mahatma Gandhi

Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.
Zora Neale Hurston


He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Maya Angelou

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Benjamin Franklin

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

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale

God lets everything happen for a reason. It's all a learning process, and you have to go from one level to another.
Mike Tyson

I never learned from a man who agreed with me.
Robert A. Heinlein

You teach best what you most need to learn.
Richard Bach

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Tony Robbins

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

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.
Margaret Mead

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
Margaret Mead

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

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?
Walt Whitman

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Bruce Lee

Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.
Denis Waitley


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