Top 200 Inspirational Learning Quotes

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Top Inspirational learning quotes

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

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

— Albert Einstein

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

— Mahatma Gandhi

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

— Earl Nightingale

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?

— Albert Einstein

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

— Bruce Lee

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands you need to be able to throw something back.

— Maya Angelou

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

— Benjamin Franklin

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

— George Bernard Shaw

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

Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.

— Theodore Roosevelt

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

— Confucius

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

— Winston Churchill

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

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

Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.

— Angelina Jolie

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

— John F. Kennedy

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

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.

— Lucille Ball

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

— Benjamin Franklin

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.

— Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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

— George Bernard Shaw

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

— Bruce Lee

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.

— Thomas Huxley

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

— Ernest Hemingway

Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

— Douglas Adams

The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.

— Khalil Gibran

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

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

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot open a book without learning something.

— Confucius

Everything I learned I learned from the movies.

— Audrey Hepburn

I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

— Henry David Thoreau

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.

— Louisa May Alcott

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

— Vince Lombardi

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

In times of change learners inherit the earth while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.

— Eric Hoffer

Deficiency motivation doesn’t work. It will lead to a life-long pursuit of try to fix me. Learn to appreciate what you have and where and who you are.

— Wayne Dyer

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

— Bill Gates

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

— Will Rogers

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

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

— Tony Robbins

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

The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.

— Will Smith

There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn whatever steps we take, they’re necessary to reach the places we’ve chosen to go.

— Richard Bach

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.

— John Wooden

We learned about honesty and integrity – that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.

— Michelle Obama

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

— Pablo Picasso

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

The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.

— Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.

— William S. Burroughs

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

— Denis Waitley

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.

— George S. Patton

The life ahead can only be glorious if you learn to live in total harmony with the Lord.

— Sai Baba

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 never learned from a man who agreed with me.

— Robert A. Heinlein

Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.

— Carl Sagan

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.

— Margaret Mead

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.

— Charles Darwin

We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals.

— Stephen Covey

If you use your mind to study reality, you won’t understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you’ll understand both.

— Bodhidharma

It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.

— Claude Bernard

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s were the fun is.

— Donald Trump

We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.

— Lucy Maud Montgomery

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

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I’d rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.

— e. e. cummings

You teach best what you most need to learn.

— Richard Bach

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

— Galileo Galilei

I’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.

— Martin Lawrence

Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility, knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence, how to live by dying.

— Johannes Tauler

What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn’t think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

You make mistakes, but I don’t have any regrets. I’m the kind of person who takes responsibility for it and deals with it. I learn from everything I do. I work very hard, I have so many things going on in my life. Get to know me and see who I am.

— Kim Kardashian

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.

— Fred Astaire

Surround yourself with good people. Whether they’re the best or not, people are capable of learning if they’ve got good hearts and they’re good souls.

— Kid Rock

Learning never exhausts the mind.

— Leonardo da Vinci

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

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

A little learning is a dangerous thing Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.

— Alexander Pope

To make no mistakes is not in the power of man but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.

— Plutarch

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.

— Richard Branson

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.

— Charles M. Schulz

I am still learning.

— Michelangelo

Study strategy over the years and achieve the spirit of the warrior. Today is victory over yourself of yesterday tomorrow is your victory over lesser men.

— Miyamoto Musashi

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

In youth we learn in age we understand.

— Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.

— Natalie Portman

We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.

— Martha Graham

Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.

— Euripides

An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate.

— Charles Stanley

A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.

— Dan Rather

And we are never too old to study the Bible. Each time the lessons are studied comes some new meaning, some new thought which will make us better.

— John D. Rockefeller

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

— Lou Holtz

People always ask me, ‘What is it that you regret?’ And I say, ‘nothing, because I could not buy what I’ve learned.’ And I apply those things to my life I learn. And hopefully, hopefully it helps me to be a better human in the future and make better choices.

— Katy Perry

The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.

— Jack Nicholson

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

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

— Albert Einstein

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

— Colin Powell

Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.

— Isaac Watts

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

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

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

— Anthony J. D’Angelo

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.

— W. Clement Stone

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

— Oscar Wilde

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.

— Leonardo da Vinci

Learning without thought is labor lost thought without learning is perilous.

— Confucius

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences… I’m human, not perfect, like anybody else.

— Queen Latifah

A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself. A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I’m learning to see the positive side of things, instead of, like, ‘I can’t go to Kmart. I can’t take my kids to the haunted house.’

— Eminem

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

— Colin Powell

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.

— Henry David Thoreau

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

Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.

— Rabindranath Tagore

Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.

— Will Rogers

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.

— Henry David Thoreau

Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.

— Plato

The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.

— Plato

Change is the end result of all true learning.

— Leo Buscaglia

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

— Albert Camus

Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You’ll find what you need to furnish it – memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.

— Tad Williams

Each year has been so robust with problems and successes and learning experiences and human experienes that a year is a lifetime at Apple. So this has been ten lifetimes.

— Steve Jobs

Why don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth.

— Will Rogers

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

— Brad Henry

Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.

— Plato

We do not learn and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.

— Plato

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

I would fain grow old learning many things.

— Plato

Wisdom is learning what to overlook.

— William James

The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

— Douglas Adams

If I am through learning, I am through.

— John Wooden

These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.

— Anthony de Mello

Defense is a definite part of the game, and a great part of defense is learning to play it without fouling.

— John Wooden

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

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.

— Wilma Rudolph

As long as you live, keep learning how to live.

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Some of the companies we helped start are names you know. An office supply company called Staples – where I’m pleased to see the Obama campaign has been shopping The Sports Authority, which became a favorite of my sons. We started an early childhood learning center called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised.

— Mitt Romney

Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning.

— Antisthenes

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.

— Fred Rogers

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.

— Jack Welch

I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.

— Aeschylus

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.

— Doug Larson

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.

— Pablo Neruda

Learning is finding out what you already know.

— Richard Bach

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

— Samuel Butler

Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know – and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.

— Isaac Asimov

Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.

— Daniel J. Boorstin

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

Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us – and those around us – more effectively. Look for the learning.

— Louisa May Alcott

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

— Frederick Douglass

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.

— Abigail Adams

Start with God – the first step in learning is bowing down to God only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.

— King Solomon

Take those chances and you can achieve greatness, whereas if you go conservative, you’ll never know. I truly believe what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Even if you fail, learning and moving on is sometimes the best thing.

— Danica Patrick

I like to think of my behavior in the sixties as a ‘learning experience.’ Then again, I like to think of anything stupid I’ve done as a ‘learning experience.’ It makes me feel less stupid.

— P. J. O’Rourke

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.

— Ambrose Bierce

Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.

— William Pollard

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

Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.

— Denis Waitley

The great awareness comes slowly, piece by piece. The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning. The experience of spiritual power is basically a joyful one.

— M. Scott Peck

The least of the work of learning is done in the classroom.

— Thomas Merton

A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.

— Mignon McLaughlin

People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.

— Francis Bacon

Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance.

— Morgan Freeman

The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.

— Harry S. Truman

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.

— Christopher Morley

People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.

— Andy Warhol

Everyone can relate to love, hurt, pain, learning how to forgive, needing to get over, needing the power of God in their life.

— Tyler Perry

Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.

— Laura Bush

Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.

— Euripides

I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities – that’s training or instruction – but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.

— Thomas Moore

For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.

— Miguel de Cervantes

I continuously go further and further learning about my own limitations, my body limitation, psychological limitations. It’s a way of life for me.

— Ayrton Senna

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

The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

Much learning does not teach understanding.

— Heraclitus

Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.

— Alice Miller

Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share.

— Steve Harvey

It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God.

— Albert Barnes

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.

— Josh Billings

Men of polite learning and a liberal education.

— Matthew Henry

I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.

— Paul Wellstone

Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.

— Michel de Montaigne

Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.

— Thomas Fuller

One of the reasons people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

— John W. Gardner

One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.

— Washington Irving

The thing about being autistic is that you gradually get less and less autistic, because you keep learning, you keep learning how to behave. It’s like being in a play I’m always in a play.

— Temple Grandin

If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.

— William Hazlitt

Words are but wind and learning is nothing but words ergo, learning is nothing but wind.

— Jonathan Swift

So in my freshman year at the University of Alabama, learning the literature on evolution, what was known about it biologically, just gradually transformed me by taking me out of literalism and increasingly into a more secular, scientific view of the world.

— E. O. Wilson

It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.

— Carl Friedrich Gauss

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

We have domesticated God’s transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about Santa Claus but our ideas about Santa Claus change, mature and become more nuanced, whereas our ideas of God can remain at a rather infantile level.

— Karen Armstrong

Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.

— Rose Kennedy

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

— William Arthur Ward

But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc.

— Bob Geldof

I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.

— Louisa May Alcott

The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.

— Baruch Spinoza

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

— Eartha Kitt

When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die.

— Lillian Smith

What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their mutual and surest support?

— James Madison

I did stand-up comedy for 18 years. Ten of those years were spent learning, four years were spent refining, and four years were spent in wild success. I was seeking comic originality, and fame fell on me as a byproduct. The course was more plodding than heroic.

— Steve Martin

You aren’t learning anything when you’re talking.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius, who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader, rather than be at the pains of stringing them.

— Joseph Addison

While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.

— Lewis Carroll

Learning is its own exceeding great reward.

— William Hazlitt

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.

— B. B. King

Only by learning to live in harmony with your contradictions can you keep it all afloat.

— Audre Lorde

Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.

— Joseph Joubert

A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning.

— Lillian Gish

I’m learning the power of going away for the weekend and keeping myself company.

— Zoe Saldana

We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

— Sam Keen

I had a lot of trouble with engineers, because their whole background is learning from a functional point of view, and then learning how to perform that function.

— Brian Eno

One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.

— Joseph Joubert

Learning how to operate a soul figures to take time.

— Timothy Leary

If you’re going to go through hell… I suggest you come back learning something.

— Drew Barrymore

Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with. Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not merely pull it out and strike it merely to show that you have one.

— Lord Chesterfield

Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.

— Josh Billings

I fear the boredom that comes with not learning and not taking chances.

— Robert Fulghum

Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.

— Andre Breton

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.

— Antisthenes

I think you’re working and learning until you die.

— J. K. Rowling

I started practicing yoga. I started learning some hands-on healing stuff. And I found really good chiropractors, really good massage therapists, and what I found is I’ve been able to actually peel off layers of trauma on my body and actually move better now than I did.

— Ricky Williams

I’m learning a lot about myself being alone, and doing what I’m doing.

— Chantal Kreviazuk

No, I’m no enemy to learning it hurts not me.

— William Congreve

The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes

Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.

— William Penn

Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books.

— William Cowper

Secretary Powell and I agree on every single issue that has ever been before this administration except for those instances where Colin’s still learning.

— Donald Rumsfeld

Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life’s greatest adventure it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned.

— Taylor Caldwell

A major advantage of age is learning to accept people without passing judgment.

— Liz Carpenter

Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous?

— Bill Watterson

And I believe that the best learning process of any kind of craft is just to look at the work of others.

— Wole Soyinka

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

English people don’t have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.

— Vivien Leigh

I never found accents difficult, after learning languages.

— Vivien Leigh

Artists working for other artists is all about knowing, learning, unlearning, initiating long-term artistic dialogues, making connections, creating covens, and getting temporary shelter from the storm.

— Jerry Saltz

We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one of Nature’s greatest healers.

— Ellsworth Huntington

Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.

— Aeschylus

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.

— Abigail Van Buren

No, I got a GED in my 30s. My kids know that I never stop learning, and they know I love reading. I have books overflowing everywhere. I am current on today’s events and I read the paper every day, and we talk about it, so they see that appetite.

— Michael J. Fox

This has been a learning experience for me. I also thought that privacy was something we were granted in the Constitution. I have learned from this when in fact the word privacy does not appear in the Constitution.

— Bill Maher

Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.

— Albert Pike

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail.

— Luciano Pavarotti

Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.

— Robert Byrne

The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.

— Doug Larson

Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.

— Umberto Eco

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.

— Doris Lessing

Learning to play with a big amplifier is like trying to control an elephant.

— Ritchie Blackmore

Yes. I did more research than I ever wanted to and saw some things I wish I didn’t. I went on ride-alongs, spent time with Homicide, Cold Case, and SVU detectives, hung out in subways learning how to spot pervs and pick-pockets, viewed an autopsy, went to a police firing range, and witnessed court cases and I read, read, read.

— Mariska Hargitay

Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.

— Lord Chesterfield

Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.

— Jean de La Fontaine

Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard.

— George Lucas

It’s only through listening that you learn, and I never want to stop learning.

— Drew Barrymore

I’m just learning who I am and how relationships work and how to make them function. No different from anyone else.

— Drew Barrymore

What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.

— Chuck Grassley

Never stop learning knowledge doubles every fourteen months.

— Anthony J. D’Angelo

The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.

— Audre Lorde

It’s mainly about working hard and proving to people you’re serious about it, and stretching yourself and learning. The mistake a lot of actors make, particularly young ones, is allowing themselves to feel that they’re the finished articles, the bee’s knees, and it’s not true.

— Daniel Radcliffe

Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket and do not pull it out, and strike it, merely to show that you have one.

— Lord Chesterfield

We tried to have diplomas without learning, we tried to have jobs without work, we tried to have houses without savings, we tried to have government without responsibility.

— Newt Gingrich

This life is a process of learning.

— Lauryn Hill


Many of these inspirational learning quotes are the result of a collection from various sources; such as newspapers, magazines, bible, other speakers, write-ups, seminars, articles and websites and every effort has been made to give credit where it is due for the material contained herein.

Most of these inspirational learning quotes ’ meanings are straight forward and easy to understand probably due to their simplicity or nature of their authors, and other inspirational learning quotes sound like parables or proverbs which might be difficult to understand their meanings. When you come across difficult quotes, Please read the quote more than once or repeatedly until you get the meaning.

For some inspirational learning quotes, you must think deeply and apply wisdom before you can get their meanings. I believe you will learn and apply the lessons contained in some of these inspirational learning quotes to your daily life because some of these quotes have already influenced many peoples’ decisions and actions

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