Quotes: learn

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  • Aristophanes
    Aristophanes
    Ancient Greek comic playwright 446BC-386BC
    Aristophanes
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    A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
  • David M. Burns
    David M. Burns
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    Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
    Henry Ford
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    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.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
    Bertolt Brecht
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    The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
    Meister Eckhart
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    A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
  • Ben Savage
    Ben Savage
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    A lot of the problems teenagers go through, it's better for them to go through them on their own. If you always have a crutch, you don't learn anything.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    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.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
    Douglas Adams
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    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.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
    Agnes Repplier
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    It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    American president 1908-173
    Lyndon B. Johnson
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    Son, in politics you've got to learn that overnight chicken shit can turn to chicken salad.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Spinoza Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
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