Quotes about Learning

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

Benjamin Disraeli (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He was the country's first and thus far only Prime Minister who was born Jewish.


"In youth we learn, in age we understand."

Baroness Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (September 13, 1830 - March 12, 1916) was an Austrian writer. Noted for her excellent psychological novels, she is regarded—together with Ferdinand von Saar—as one of the most important German-language writers of the latter portion of the 19th century.


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

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a theoretical physicist, philosopher and author who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and best known scientists and intellectuals of all time. A German-Swiss Nobel laureate, he is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect".


"To teach is to learn twice."

Joseph Joubert (7 May 1754 in Montignac, Périgord – 4 May 1824 i) was a French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Pensées published posthumously.


"The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose."

John Patrick McEnroe (born February 16, 1959) is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. During his career, he won seven Grand Slam singles titles (three at Wimbledon and four at the US Open), nine Grand Slam men's doubles titles, and one Grand Slam mixed doubles title.


"Never stop learning, knowledge doubles every fourteen months."

Anthony J. D'Angelo (-)


"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American philosopher, lecturer, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.


"It's what we learn after we think we know it all that counts."

Kim Hubbard (-) American businesswoman.


"To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel the way yourself once in a while."

Josh Billings, was the pen name of humorist born Henry Wheeler Shaw (20 April 1818 – 14 October 1885) He was perhaps the second most famous humor writer and lecturer in the United States in the second half of the 19th century after Mark Twain, although his reputation has not fared so well with later generations.


"There is only one rule for being a good teacher-learn to listen."

Christopher Morley (5 May 1890 – 28 March 1957) was an American journalist, novelist, essayist and poet.