Compiled by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.


Anyone who stops learning is old, whether this happens at twenty or eighty.
Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young, but becomes
constantly more valuable regardless of physical capacity.
—Harvey Ullman

The sole concern of learning is to seek one’s original heart.
—Mencius

Change is the end result of all true learning.
—Leo Buscaglia

There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they’re necessary to reach the places we’ve chosen to go.
—Richard Bach

The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose.
—John McEnroe

Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset
you’ll ever have is your mind and what you put into it.
—Brian Tracy

Do not confine your children to your own learning,
for they were born of another time.
—Hebrew proverb

Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study.
Be a student so long as you still have something to learn,
and this will mean all your life.
—Henry L. Doherty

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
—Benjamin Franklin

Bad times have a scientific value.
These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability
to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for
their apparent disinclination to do so.
—Douglas Adams

I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things
that don’t work out. That’s when I’ve really learned.
—Carol Burnett

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

The illiterate of the twenty-first century will not be
those who cannot read and write, but those who
cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
—Alvin Toffler

In times of profound change, the learners inherit the earth, while the learned find
themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
—Al Rogers

It is impossible for a man to begin to learn what he thinks he knows.
—Epictetus

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.
—John Wooden

Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not pull it out
and strike it, merely to show that you have one.
—Earl of Chesterfield

Learning is a place where paradise can be created.
—bell hooks

There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.
—Willa Cather

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