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Learning


A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
Mark Twain

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.
Henry Ford

Anything in parentheses can be ignored.
/Murphy's Law/

Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
Anna Freud

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Albert Einstein

Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
Samuel Butler

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
Mark Twain

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Daniel J. Boorstin

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
Oscar Wilde

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
Mary Wilson Little

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
Confucius

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
Winston Churchill

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Confucius

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him.
Benjamin Franklin

If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
Heinrich Heine

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Albert Einstein

If you can't understand it, it is intuitively obvious.
/Murphy's Law/

In the eyes of your professor, you are ALWAYS wrong, so don't bother trying.
/Murphy's Law/

In today's fast-moving tech environment, it is a requirement that we forget more than we learn.
/Murphy's Law/

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
Mark Twain

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
Henry David Thoreau

It takes forever to learn the rules and once you've learned them they change again.
/Murphy's Law/

Knowing mathematics and teaching mathematics are not equivalent
/Murphy's Law/

Learn to say 'no.' It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin.
Charles H. Spurgeon

Learning never exhausts the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci

No matter how much you study for a test you will be asked a question that you don't know.
/Murphy's Law/

No matter which book you need, it's on the bottom shelf.
/Murphy's Law/

People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong.
Bill Vaughan

Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction.
Lewis Carroll /Alice in Wonderland/

Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with, and then the different branches of arithmetic -- Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision.
Lewis Carroll /Alice in Wonderland/

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
A. A. Milne /Winnie the Pooh/

Speak English! I don't know the meaning of half those long words, and I don't believe you do either!
Lewis Carroll /Alice in Wonderland/

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
Benjamin Franklin

The examination paper is always easier when you are not taking it.
/Murphy's Law/

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Alvin Toffler

The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
William Hazlitt

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.
Antisthenes

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Leonardo da Vinci

The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.
Harry S. Truman

The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.
Isaac Asimov

There are some people who, if they don't already know, you can't tell 'em.
Yogi Berra

Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To know much sleep less.
/Murphy's Law/

To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton

Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
John Wayne

We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
George Bernard Shaw

We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.
Lloyd Alexander

We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.
Henry David Thoreau

We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing it.
William Hazlitt

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.
Martina Horner

When all else fails, read the instructions.
/Murphy's Law/

When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.
Isaac Asimov

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Leonardo da Vinci

Work smarder and not harder and be careful of yor speling.
/Murphy's Law/

You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way.
Marvin Minsky

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
Albert Einstein

You learn something every day if you pay attention.
Ray LeBlond

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