48 Best Learning Quotes of All Time

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Learning is the process of gaining information or abilities via study, experience, or instruction.

We have listed down some of the top quotes about Learning for you.


Best Learning Quotes of All Time

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

2. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ~ Mahatma Gandhi.

3. 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.

4. “Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” ~ Thomas Henry Huxley.

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5. “Learning never exhausts the mind.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci.

6. “A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.” ~ Will Rogers.

7. “You don’t understand anything until you learn it more than one way.” ~ Marvin Minsky.

8. “If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.” ~ Thomas J. Watson.

Famous Learning Quotes

9. “Intelligence is what you use when you don’t know what to do.” ~ Jean Piaget.

10. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ~ Benjamin Franklin.

11. “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” ~ Alvin Toffler.

12. “It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.” ~ Claude Bernard.

13. “Power corrupts. Knowledge is power. Study hard. Be evil.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

14. “Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe.” ~ Galileo Galilei

15. “The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” ~ Sydney J. Harris

16. “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” ~ Carl R. Rogers

Inspiring Learning Quotes

17. “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” ~ Louisa May Alcott

18. “I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.” ~ Galileo Galilei

19. “Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chödrön

20. “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

21. “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” ~ Albert Einstein

22. “You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.” ~ Dr. Seuss

23. “I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” ~ Pablo Picasso.

24. “Learn continually. There’s always “one more thing” to learn.” ~ Steve Jobs.

25. “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” ~ Confucius.

26. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” ~ Albert Einstein.

Top Learning Quotes

27. “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” ~ Winston Churchill

28. “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

29. “You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water, my friend.” ~ Bruce Lee

30. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

31. “Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn, and you will.” ~ Vernon Howard

32. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” ~ Albert Einstein

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33. “A little learning is a dangerous thing.” ~ Alexander Pope.

Popular Learning Quotes

34. “Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” ~ Confucius

35. “You teach best what you most need to learn.” ~ Richard Bach

36. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” ~ Albert Einstein

37. “A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.” ~ Horace Mann.

38. “Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell them, “Certainly I can!”. Then get busy and find out how to do it.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

39. “The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” ~ Malcolm S. Forbes

40. “It is better to create than to learn. Creating is the essence of life.” ~ Julius Caesar.

41. “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.” ~ Albert Einstein.

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

43. A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. ~ Bruce Lee.

44. 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.

45. “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.” ~ Abigail Adams.

46. “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” ~ John Wooden.

47. Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer. ~ William S. Burroughs.

48. 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.


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Chandan Negi

I’m Chandan Negi, the Founder of Internet Pillar. I love sharing quotes and sayings to inspire and motivate people.