Quotable Quotes: Learning Never Stops

Apr 10, 2015 1 Min Read
Lifelong Learning

Knowledge is power, so they said. It is indeed true that knowledge and learning are what drive human beings to greater heights. The capability to think and learn is what makes us unique. The following are amazing quotes about learning collected from different resources for our readers to savour, enjoy!

“Learning never exhausts the mind.” Leonardo da Vinci

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

“Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.” – Douglas Adams

“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


“Being a student is easy. Learning requires actual work.” — William Crawford

“Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.” — Leonardo da Vinci

“The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.” — Herbert Spencer

“If you think education is expensive, try estimating the cost of ignorance.” Howard Gardner

“Education without application is just entertainment.” — Tim Sanders

“I am still learning.” — Michelangelo

“Recipes tell you nothing. Learning techniques is the key.” — Tom Colicchio

“A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.” — Mark Twain

“The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to close it again on something solid.” — G. K. Chesterton

“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” — African Proverb

“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

"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

“Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire.” — W.B. Yeats

“A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” — Thomas Carruthers

"I realized that becoming a master of karate was not about learning 4,000 moves but about doing just a handful of moves 4,000 times." — Chet Holmes

"No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking." Voltaire

"Anything worth doing well is worth doing poorly at first." — Ray Congdon

"The key to pursuing excellence is to embrace an organic, long-term learning process, and not to live in a shell of static, safe mediocrity. Usually, growth comes at the expense of previous comfort or safety." — Josh Waitzkin

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

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin

“Change is the end result of all true learning.” ― Leo Buscaglia

“Learning never exhausts the mind.” Leonardo da Vinci

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” Aristotle

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

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

“Spoon feeding, in the long run, teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” ― E.M. Forster

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

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

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.” — Vernon Howard

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.” Henry Ford

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” — Benjamin Franklin

“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” — Carl Rogers

"Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Published in English daily The Star, Malaysia, 11 April 2015

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