Quotes about Learning

"Your scholing may be over, but remember that your education still continues."

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"We learn by example and by direct experience, because their are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction."

Malcolm Gladwell (born September 3, 1963) is a writer for The New Yorker and best-selling author based in New York City.


"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.


"What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances, determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful."

Blaine Lee Pardoe (-) is a writer, known primarily for writing the Battletech and MechWarrior: Dark Age series of science fiction books, business management books.


"Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching."

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer, poet, and prominent aesthete. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his many epigrams, his plays which are still revived, and the tragedy of his imprisonment and early death.


"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."

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"


"I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn."

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".


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

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [January 6, 1705 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.


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

Eartha Mae Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008) was an American actress, singer and cabaret star.


"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."

Daniel J. Boorstin (1914-) American social historian and educator.