Learning - Quotes & Sayings

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.

B. B. King

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.

William S. Burroughs

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.

Chuck Grassley

Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.

Zora Neale Hurston

You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.

Richard Branson

Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.

Elon Musk

You cannot open a book without learning something.


Many people feel so pressured by the expectations of others that it causes them to be frustrated, miserable and confused about what they should do. But there is a way to live a simple, joy-filled, peaceful life, and the key is learning how to be led by the Holy Spirit, not the traditions or expectations of man.

Joyce Meyer

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.

William Pollard

When I think about my career, my successes are built on learning from failures.

Satya Nadella

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.

Henry Ford

In youth we learn; in age we understand.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning.

Lillian Gish

I really believe I've been a good person. Not perfect - forget about perfect - but just learning by what I was taught and living by my own values. I might have stepped on a few ants - and a few other things as well - but I've never hurt anybody.

Kiri Te Kanawa

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

Bill Gates

Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

Douglas Adams

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?

Albert Einstein

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

Pablo Picasso

The five stages - denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance - are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what we may be feeling. But they are not stops on some linear timeline in grief.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.

Galileo Galilei

Learning never exhausts the mind.

Leonardo da Vinci

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

Leonardo da Vinci

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

George Bernard Shaw

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

William Arthur Ward

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.

Christopher Morley

The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.

Will Smith

I'm learning to deal with my loneliness because then nobody can muck me around any more.

Amanda Eliasch

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.


Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.

Fred Rogers

In spite of discouragement and adversity, those who are happiest seem to have a way of learning from difficult times, becoming stronger, wiser and happier as a result.

Joseph B. Wirthlin

I'm a very strong believer in listening and learning from others.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.

Laura Bush

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.

Lucille Ball

Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit.

William Pollard

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.

Louisa May Alcott

I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.

Lou Holtz

Life isn't fair. It's true, and you still have to deal with it. Whining about it rarely levels the playing field, but learning to rise above it is the ultimate reward.

Harvey Mackay

Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.


Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure; it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned.

Taylor Caldwell

I want to keep learning, keep exploring, keep doing more.

Jessye Norman

Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.


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

Benjamin Disraeli

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

Vince Lombardi

A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.

Benjamin Disraeli

Anytime you ride against the best in the world, it becomes a learning process.

Bonnie Blair

It is always good to explore the stuff you don't agree with, to try and understand a different lifestyle or foreign worldview. I like to be challenged in that way, and always end up learning something I didn't know.

Laura Linney

The life ahead can only be glorious if you learn to live in total harmony with the Lord.

Sai Baba