59 Best Quotes about Learning

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Concepts like edX and online learning will transform education. This will completely change the world. I believe that people will move to online learning, both on campuses and worldwide. We have a real opportunity to be able to bring people around the world into our fold. - Anant Agarwal, Indian Scientist

Education, Learning, Chance Great necessities call out great virtues. - Abigail Adams - Abigail Adams, American First Lady

Education Quotes, Great Quotes, Virtue Quotes

My daughter, the one who lives nearby, is raising her children to be very much aware. We went on a nature walk on Monday; I'm learning so much from her. - Joanne Woodward

Children Quotes, Monday Quotes, Nature Quotes

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone. - Albert Camus, French Philosopher


Learning to fly an airplane taught me a way of thinking, an approach to problem-solving that was applicable and effective. Pilots are very methodical and meticulous, and artists tend not to be. - Chris Carter

Problem Solving Quotes, Thinking Quotes

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence. - Abigail Adams, American First Lady

I can remember at the age of about six being fascinated by the planets and learning all about Mars and Venus and things. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Age Quotes

A Confucian or Jewish love of learning would gain minorities far more than any affirmative action laws we might pass. - Richard Lamm

Love Quotes, Action Quotes, Minorities Quotes

High school and college were my punk, formative years. I was playing hardcore, learning to be a musician. In bands, you tour, but you're paid nothing; you're playing to 50 people in a basement, sleeping in a van, and you love it. - Steve Aoki , Musician

Love Quotes, Music Quotes

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 , Writer

Every game, and almost every life situation, has short cuts: ways you can get better without learning the entire literature of the game from beginning to end. - James Altucher, Author

Life Quotes, Beginning Quotes, Literature Quotes

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

Children Quotes, Self Esteem Quotes

Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence. - Pearl Bailey, Actress

Violence Quotes

I keep forcing, I keep learning new things in the game, and so far I have been taking challenges as they come. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

Challenge Quotes

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

The political, social, and spiritual impact of the life example set by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela might be measured in part by the profound and unique gestures made by people in different countries to honor his life upon learning of his death. - Aberjhani, American Historian

Death Quotes, Life Quotes, Spiritual Quotes, Honor Quotes

When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized. - Ayn Rand, Russian Writer

Control Quotes

That was the reasoning behind learning to play bass, and then after that it was more like it was neat to play songs together - for me to play bass and for him to play guitar. - Tom Araya , Musician

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning. - Thomas Jefferson, President

Health Quotes, Exercise Quotes, Creation Quotes, Worth Quotes

I was reasonably interested in mathematics in school. Typically what happens is... when you start playing chess, it takes up a lot of your attention. But about 10 years ago, I found that the Internet is very good to start learning about a lot of subjects. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

Attention Quotes, Mathematics Quotes

I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation. 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

As I got older, I really got into Tupac's poetry, his books and just learning about his life and what he was into. - Jhene Aiko , Musician

Life Quotes, Poetry Quotes

I am a teacher and the reason I'm a teacher is because I'm learning as hard as I can. I'm not any different from anybody else. I am searching and having some success finding answers. - Andy Andrews, Author

Success Quotes

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. - Colin Powell

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes, Hard Work Quotes

Experience is making mistakes and learning from them. - Bill Ackman, American Businessman

Experience Quotes, Making Mistakes Quotes

I studied psychology for a couple of years as a personal hobby, so you start learning about people and listening to your intuition, like when you you're feeling that people are not being entirely straight with you. - Afrojack, Dutch Musician

Intuition Quotes, Listening Quotes, Feeling Quotes

The fundamentals of baseball haven't changed, but how we can teach those fundamentals has. With an e-book, learning can be more rewarding and fun. - Dusty Baker, Athlete

Change Quotes

Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has. - Josh Billings, Comedian

Wisdom Quotes

There are some aspects of work you need to keep working on and no matter what environment you are in. Continuous learning is very important. It's what I call 'competitive tension', which is about having a competition around. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

Important Quotes, Work Quotes, Competition Quotes

Punk rock and skateboarding took the 'school' out of living your life, and I related to learning as I went, doing a lot of different things that I liked, when I liked. Consequently, I'm mediocre at all of the above, but still stoked on being a lifetime student of music, skating, painting, writing, etc. - Jeff Ament, Musician

Life Quotes, Pain Quotes, Music Quotes

That has been one of the best, most rewarding things about being an actor - traveling throughout the world, meeting all kinds of different people and learning about other cultures. - Michael Ansara , Actor

Travel Quotes

A product is most easily sold when it has an identity. So they wrap you all up and put a label on you. And then that's what you have to be. But what I'm looking for is the opportunity to explore what I can do, probing the limits, learning. - Alan Arkin , American Actor

Opportunity Quotes, Identity Quotes

Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering. - Aeschylus, Greek Poet

Justice Quotes, Suffering Quotes

I've always felt that work - learning from people who know more than I know - is what keeps you going. - Lauren Bacall, Actress

Work Quotes

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. - Jim Rohn

Health Quotes, Spiritual Quotes, Beginning Quotes, Wealth Quotes

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere - Chinese Proverb

Back to School Quotes, Off to College Quotes

A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold. - George Bernard Shaw

Risk Quotes, Anger Quotes

I'd like to be more patient! I just want everything now. I've tried to meditate, but it's really hard for me to stay still. I'd like to try to force myself to do it, because everybody says how wonderful meditation is for you, but I can't shut my mind up. So patience and learning is the key. - Ellen DeGeneres

Patience Quotes, Wonder Quotes, Meditation Quotes, Mind Quotes

Part of the joy of music is listening to lots of different kinds of music and learning from it. Specifically for me, I like writing songs that move me, and what moves me are beautiful songs on the piano or the guitar and really, really heavy music. - Ryan Adams, Musician

Listening Quotes, Music Quotes

Change is the end result of all true learning. - Leo Buscaglia, Author

Change Quotes

Father, in spite of all this spending of money in learning Latin, I will be a painter. - William Allan , Artist

Pain Quotes, Money Quotes

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

Curiosity Quotes

I enjoyed reading and learning at school, and at university I enjoyed extending my reading and learning. Once I left Cambridge, I went to Yale as a fellow. I spent two years there. After that, George Gale made me literary editor of 'The Spectator.' - Peter Ackroyd, Author

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. - Confucius, Philosopher

Thought Quotes

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, Author

Time Quotes, Parents Quotes

I look back at the looks I've had over the years. I'm proud of myself that I had the courage to experiment with crazy hairstyles and some fashion things. Would I do it again? No. But that's part of the learning process and getting from point A to point B. - Christina Aguilera, Musician

Courage Quotes

Part of being a man is learning to take responsibility for your successes and for your failures. You can't go blaming others or being jealous. Seeing somebody else's success as your failure is a cancerous way to live. - Kevin Bacon, Actor

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes, Responsibility Quotes

Everybody has fallen down or been disappointed in love. Where you truly shine is when you get back up. Use it as a learning experience and believe in all of the possibilities. - Sherry Argov , Writer

Love Quotes, Experience Quotes

You have to keep your sanity as well as know how to distance yourself from it while still holding onto the reins tightly. That is a very difficult thing to do, but I'm learning. - Diahann Carroll

Sanity Quotes

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know - Daniel J. Boorstin, Historian

Education Quotes

The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false. - Thomas Aquinas , Theologian

Truth Quotes, Faith Quotes

5 Top quotes about Learning by Roger Ascham

Young children were sooner allured by love, than driven by beating, to attain good learning. - Roger Ascham , Writer

Children Quotes, Love Quotes

There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise. - Roger Ascham , Writer

Courage Quotes, Praise Quotes

Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty. - Roger Ascham , Writer

Experience Quotes

In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear, gentleness better than beating, to bring up a child rightly in learning. - Roger Ascham , Writer

Love Quotes, Opinion Quotes, Fear Quotes

Let the master praise him, and say, 'Here ye do well.' For, I assure you, there is no such whetstone to sharpen a good wit, and encourage a will to learning, as is praise. - Roger Ascham , Writer

Courage Quotes, Praise Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Learning by Anant Agarwal

The online credential, the online certificate is very different from an on campus certificate. And we really believe that online learning and the EdX platform and the EdX portal, these are ways in which - you can think of them as a rising tide that's going to lift all boats whether for students worldwide or on our campuses. - Anant Agarwal, Indian Scientist

There is a huge value in learning with instant feedback. - Anant Agarwal, Indian Scientist

Concepts like edX and online learning will transform education. This will completely change the world. I believe that people will move to online learning, both on campuses and worldwide. We have a real opportunity to be able to bring people around the world into our fold. - Anant Agarwal, Indian Scientist

Education Quotes, Change Quotes, Opportunity Quotes

I think we can question whether degrees are antediluvian. Online learning has flexibility. Why not master courses in energy, writing, communications, and engineering and get a credential? - Anant Agarwal, Indian Scientist

Communication Quotes, Energy Quotes