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How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man. Johnny Cash

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

Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience. Francis Bacon

As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious. Albert Schweitzer

Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved-to write a book. Edward Gibbon

Your ability to learn depends partly on your ability to relinquish what you've held. Milton Hall

In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Whatsoever one would understand what he hears must hasten to put into practice what he has heard. St. Gregory The Great

That one is learned who has reduced his learning to practice. Hitopadesa

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

Unlearned men of books are like the eunuchs who are guardians of the beautiful. Young

A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences. Amos Bronson Alcott

The mind of the thoroughly well-informed man is a dreadful thing. It is like a bric-a-brac shop, all monsters and dust, with everything priced above its proper value. Oscar Wilde

That is never too often repeated, which is never sufficiently learned. Seneca

You aren't learning anything when you're talking. Lyndon B. Johnson

Learning how to learn is life's most important skill. Tony Buzan

That's what learning is. You suddenly understand something you understood all your life, but in a new way. Doris Lessing

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. Anthony J. D'Angelo

He that won't be counseled can't be helped.Benjamin Franklin

People are constantly clamoring for the joy of life. As for me, I find the joy of life in the hard and cruel battle of life -- to learn something is a joy to me. J. August Strindberg

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill

I do pity unlearned people on a rainy day. Lucius C. Falkland

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. Thomas H. Huxley

Erudition can produce foliage without bearing fruit. Georg C. Lichtenberg

In a world that is constantly changing, there is no one subject or set of subjects that will serve you for the foreseeable future, let alone for the rest of your life. The most important skill to acquire now is learning how to learn. John Naisbitt

Old foxes want no tutors. Thomas Fuller

There is no more beautiful life than that of a student. F. Albrecht

Till a man can judge whether they be truths or not, his understanding is but little improved, and thus men of much reading, though greatly learned, but may be little knowing. John Locke

If you were graduated yesterday, and have learned nothing today, you will be uneducated tomorrow. Anonymous

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

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain; And drinking largely sobers us again. Alexander Pope

By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn. Latin Proverb

Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart? Johann Kaspar Lavater

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

When I learn something new-and it happens every day-I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest. Bill Moyers

The studious class are their own victims: they are thin and pale, their feet are cold, their heads are hot, the night is without sleep, the day a fear of interruption --pallor, squalor, hunger, and egotism. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Learning is a livelihood. Hitopadesa

Many people realize their hearts desires late in life. Continue learning, never stop striving and keep your curiosity sharp, and you will never become too old to appreciate life. Anonymous

I forget what I was taught. I only remember what I have learnt. Patrick White

Never learn to do anything. If you don't learn, you will always find someone else to do it for you. Mark Twain

Their learning is like bread in a besieged town: every man gets a little, but no man gets a full meal. Samuel Johnson

It is what we learn after we think we know it all, that counts. Anonymous

All learning has an emotional base. Plato

Learn to follow counsel, serve faithfully, and magnify your calling, for God's kingdom is a kingdom of order. Anonymous

I had six honest serving men. They taught me all I knew. Their names were: Where, What, When, Why, How and Who. Rudyard Kipling

I loved learning, it was school I hated. I used to cut school to go learn something. Eric Jensen

Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it. Confucius

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after. Newton D. Baker

In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. Eric Hoffer

All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners... Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing... not moving toward excellence. Denis Waitley

A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning. Benjamin Disraeli

No one as ever completed their apprenticeship. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Learn of the skillful; he that teaches himself, has a fool for his master. Benjamin Franklin

Enter on the way of training while the spirits in youth are still pliable. Virgil

Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. Mark Twain

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

Wear your learning like a watch and do not pull it out merely to show you have it. If you are asked for the time, tell it; but do not proclaim it hourly unasked. Lord Chesterfield

The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct. Marcus T. Cicero

More can be learned from what works than from what fails. Rene Dubos

Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment. Novalis

Be quick to learn and wise to know.George Burns

Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers. Anonymous

What you think about when you don't have to think, shows what you really are. David O. Mckay

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

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

He who refuses to learn deserves extinction. Rabbi Hillel

It is always in season for old men to learn. Aeschylus

Study is the scourge of boyhood, the environment of youth, the indulgence of adults and the curative for the aged. Saul Landau

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live. Mortimer J. Adler

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

Who God does not teach, man cannot. Gaelic Proverb

He who is proficient is learning, but deficient in morals, is more deficient than proficient. Anonymous

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

You can never learn less, you can only learn more. R. Buckminster Fuller

Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. Abigail Adams

There is no need 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

Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century. Sydney Joseph Perelman

Learning makes a man fit company for himself as well as for others. English Proverb

Everyone and everything around you is your teacher. Ken Keyes Jr.

You can't learn less. Buckminster Fuller

Learning. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious. Ambrose Bierce

The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown. Albert Einstein

Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof. Thomas Fuller

Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic. Roy Jr. Blount

Don't just learn the tricks of the trade. Learn the trade. James Bennis

The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is the knowledge of our own ignorance. Charles Haddon Spurgeon

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn. Gloria Steinem

It takes a great deal of living to get a little deal of learning. John Ruskin

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts. John Wooden

All other men are specialists, but his specialty is omniscience. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Take good hold of instruction and don't let her go, keep her for she is your life. Bible

There is no time of life past learning something. St. Ambrose

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

The years teach us much the days never knew. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little wordings enjoy. Edward Young

Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life. Karl Kraus

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

Income seldom exceeds personal development. Jim Rohn

Learn to pause... or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you. Doug King

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. Jon Kabat Zinn

Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months. Anthony J. D'Angelo

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

Learning is not compulsory but neither is survival. W. Edwards Deming

Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies. Leon Trotsky

I've studied now Philosophy and Jurisprudence, Medicine -- and even, alas! Theology -- from end to end with labor keen; and here, poor fool with all my lore I stand, no wiser than before. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

We learn geology the morning after the earthquake. Ralph Waldo Emerson

We learn by teaching. Proverb

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

A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. Bob Edwards

With just enough of learning to misquote. Lord Byron

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world. Margaret Mead

Only those who have learned a lot are in a position to admit how little they know. L. Carte

The things which hurt, instruct. Benjamin Franklin

Some people will never learn anything well, because they understand everything too soon. Anonymous

One should always think of what one is about: when one is learning, one should not think of play: and when one is at play, one should not think of one's learning. Lord Chesterfield

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

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

Learning isn't a means to an end; it is an end in itself. Robert Heinlein

Oh, that one could learn to learn in time! Enrique Solari

In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil. Ralph Waldo Emerson

It seems that we learn lessons when we least expect them but always when we need them the most, and, the true ''gift'' in these lessons always lies in the learning process itself. Cathy Lee Crosby

Everywhere, we learn only from those whom we love. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

You must continue to gain expertise, but avoid thinking like an expert. Denis Waitley

You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you. Barbara Sher

It is best to learn as we go, not go as we have learned. Leslie Jeanne Sahler

Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient. Eugene S. Wilson

I grow old learning something new every day. Solon

Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability. Francis Bacon

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