17 Quotes That Teach Valuable Lessons

“You cannot open a book without learning something.”


“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.”

Albert Einstein

“We learn from failure, not from success!”

Bram Stoker, Dracula

“Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.”

E.M. Forster

“I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them.”

Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings

“In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”

Phil Collins

“Learning never exhausts the mind.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.”

Doris Lessing

“The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”

Abigail Adams

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

B.B. King

“The world, even the smallest parts of it, is filled with things you don't know.”

Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

“To learn one must be humble. But life is the great teacher.”

James Joyce, Ulysses

“He who laughs most, learns best”

John Cleese

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

Lou Holtz

“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.”

Winston S. Churchill

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