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The Best Quotes About Learning

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A list of the best learning quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous learning quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic learning quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational learning quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about learning?" and "What are inspirational learning quotes?"

This list includes notable learning quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest learning quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite learning sayings get to the bottom of the list.


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    It is always in season for old men to learn. Aeschylus

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    A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences. Amos Bronson Alcott

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    Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience. Francis Bacon

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    Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability. Francis Bacon

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    Be quick to learn and wise to know. George Burns

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    Take good hold of instruction and don't let her go, keep her for she is your life.

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    Learning. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious. Ambrose Bierce

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    One should always think of what one is about: when one is learning, one should not think of play: and when one is at play, one should not think of one's learning.

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    Wear your learning like a watch and do not pull it out merely to show you have it. If you are asked for the time, tell it; but do not proclaim it hourly unasked.

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    For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences. Miguel de Cervantes

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    George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron

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    All other men are specialists, but his specialty is omniscience. Arthur Conan Doyle

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    The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct. Cicero

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    No man ever prayed heartily without learning something. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Henry Ford

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    Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months. Anthony J. D'Angelo

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    Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. Anthony J. D'Angelo

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    Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it. Confucius

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    Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost. Thomas Fuller

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    The studious class are their own victims: they are thin and pale, their feet are cold, their heads are hot, the night is without sleep, the day a fear of interruption --pallor, squalor, hunger, and egotism. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    You can never learn less, you can only learn more. Buckminster Fuller

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    Learn of the skillful; he that teaches himself, has a fool for his master. Benjamin Franklin

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    Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill

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    Learning isn't a means to an end; it is an end in itself. Robert A. Heinlein

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    Old foxes want no tutors. Thomas Fuller

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    Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with. Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not merely pull it out and strike it; merely to show that you have one.

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    The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown. Albert Einstein

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    In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning. Benjamin Disraeli

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    We learn geology the morning after the earthquake. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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    Learning is a livelihood.

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    Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof. Thomas Fuller

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    He that won't be counseled can't be helped. Benjamin Franklin

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    Learning makes a man fit company for himself as well as for others.

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    Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. Mark Twain

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    The years teach us much the days never knew. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. Eric Hoffer

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    Some people will never learn anything well, because they understand everything too soon.

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    There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things and because it takes a man's life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly and the only heritage he has to leave. Ernest Hemingway

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    Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies. Leon Trotsky

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    Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

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    As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious. Albert Schweitzer

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    This type of man who is devoted to the study of wisdom is always most unlucky in everything, and particularly when it comes to procreating children; I imagine this is because Nature wants to ensure that the evils of wisdom shall not spread further throughout mankind. Desiderius Erasmus

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    Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune. Plato

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    Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. Jim Rohn

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    Their learning is like bread in a besieged town: every man gets a little, but no man gets a full meal. Samuel Johnson

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    All learning has an emotional base. Plato

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