Quotes about Learning

"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 (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer.


"There's no learning without trying lots of ideas and failing lots of times."

Sir Jonathan Paul "Jony" Ive (born February 1967) is an English designer and the senior vice president of industrial design at Apple Inc. He is the lead designer and conceptual mind behind many of Apple's products, including the MacBook Pro, iMac, MacBook Air, iPod, iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad.


"Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers."

Josef Albers (March 19, 1888 – March 25, 1976) was a German-born American artist and educator whose work, both in Europe and in the United States, formed the basis of some of the most influential and far-reaching art education programs of the 20th century.


"Be willing to be a beginner every single morning."

Eckhart von Hochheim (c. 1260 – c. 1327) commonly known as Meister Eckhartwas a German theologian, philosopher and mystic.


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

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