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

    Author: Abigail Adams

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.

    Author: Abigail Van Buren

Only the other world has substance and reality; only good deeds and holy learning have tangible worth.

    Author: Abraham Cahan

It definitely has learning a lesson about the way you're living your life. I wouldn't compare our movie to that, but it has a structure where it's about a man who doesn't appreciate all that he has and finds out at the end that life has been great and he has to enjoy that.

    Author: Adam Sandler

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

    Author: Aeschylus

Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.

    Author: Aeschylus

In every character I play, I try to imbibe something. Every film is a learning process for me.

    Author: Ajay Naidu

I was 17 and just learning what high fidelity was, what good sound was, and learning the mechanics of tape machines. It was a real education, going right from the consumer end to the record factory.

    Author: Alan Parsons

It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.

    Author: Alan Perlis

It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God.

    Author: Albert Barnes

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

    Author: Albert Camus

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

    Author: Albert Einstein
    Topics: Education

Concerning culture as a process, one would say that it means learning a great many things and then forgetting them; and the forgetting is as necessary as the learning.

    Author: Albert J. Nock

Diligent as one must be in learning, one must be as diligent in forgetting; otherwise the process is one of pedantry, not culture.

    Author: Albert J. Nock

Learning has always been made much of, but forgetting has always been deprecated; therefore pedantry has pretty well established itself throughout the modern world at the expense of culture.

    Author: Albert J. Nock

Perhaps the prevalence of pedantry may be largely accounted for by the common error of thinking that, because useful knowledge should be remembered, any kind of knowledge that is at all worth learning should be remembered too.

    Author: Albert J. Nock

Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.

    Author: Albert Pike

A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.

    Author: Alexander Pope

It takes a long time to learn that a courtroom is the last place in the world for learning the truth.

    Author: Alice Koller

Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.

    Author: Alice Miller

Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.

    Author: Allan Bloom
    Topics: Education

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learning's, if not with what I went through to learn.

    Author: Ally Sheedy

I'm going from doing all of the work to having to delegate the work - which is almost harder for me than doing the work myself. I'm a lousy delegator, but I'm learning.

    Author: Alton Brown

All mankind is now learning that these nuclear weapons can only serve to destroy, never become beneficial.

    Author: Alva Myrdal

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

For infants and toddlers learning and living are the same thing. If they feel secure, treasured, loved, their own energy and curiosity will bring them new understanding and new skills.

    Author: Amy Laura Dombro

Tennis was always sort of a - a learning. It was a vehicle for me to discover a lot about myself. And the things that I sort of discovered at times I not only didn't want to see it for myself but I certainly didn't want millions of people to see it.

    Author: Andre Agassi

Cops and robbers resemble each other, so there's not a lot to learn in terms of learning the logistics of committing the crime or investigating the crime.

    Author: Andre Braugher

Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.

    Author: Andre Breton

I became CEO at the beginning of the hit on old economy stocks. When something like that occurs in your first six months as a CEO of a more traditional branded firm, it makes for a fast learning curve.

    Author: Andrea Jung

I have terrible handwriting. I now say it's a learning disability... but a nun who was a very troubled woman hit me over the fingers with a ruler because my writing was so bad.

    Author: Andrew Greeley

By keeping my hand in that, it's the way I keep learning. The main way you learn in medicine is by practicing and working with patients.

    Author: Andrew Weil

People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.

    Author: Andy Warhol

That is what I'm looking forward to the most, practical learning. I want to be a registered nurse so getting to talk to people who already work in those jobs can really teach me what to expect when I get out in the real world.

    Author: Angela Carter

We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

    Author: Angelina Jolie

Now learning a bit more about footballers I think what they need to do well, is someone who really wants to stay in the background and just be a strong support.

    Author: Anna Friel

But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!

    Author: Anna Neagle

But the important thing about learning to wait, I feel sure, is to know what you are waiting for.

    Author: Anna Neagle

Learning disabilities cannot be cured, but they can be treated successfully and children with LD can go on to live happy, successful lives.

    Author: Anne Ford

Just learning that you have MS is such a devastating shock.

    Author: Annette Funicello

These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.

    Author: Anthony de Mello

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

    Author: Anthony J. D'Angelo

Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.

    Author: Anthony J. D'Angelo

I think that obstacles lead to growth and ultimately, the most learning I've done in my life is between jobs.

    Author: Anthony Michael Hall

There is no royal road to learning; no short cut to the acquirement of any art.

    Author: Anthony Trollope

Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning.

    Author: Antisthenes

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

    Author: Antisthenes
    Topics: Life

He that knew all that learning ever writ, Knew only this - that he knew nothing yet.

    Author: Aphra Behn

There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.

    Author: Archibald McLeish

No amount of study or learning will make a man a leader unless he has the natural qualities of one.

    Author: Archibald Wavell

Bottom line: if you show a genuine interest in learning about how others became successful, you can open up a world of opportunities.

    Author: Armstrong Williams

The country remains dependent on oil. But as we are now learning, oil is becoming increasingly scarce.

    Author: Armstrong Williams

I like working solo and it was a lot of fun joking around with the audience, saying things. I'm only just learning how to do certain things.

    Author: Art Garfunkel

No phenomenon can be isolated, but has repercussions through every aspect of our lives. We are learning that we are a fundamental part of nature's ecosystems.

    Author: Arthur Erickson

I loved education, and, yes, I did want to go on learning.

    Author: Arthur Hailey
    Topics: Education

Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.

    Author: Arthur Koestler

Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.

    Author: Arthur Schopenhauer

The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.

    Author: Arthur Schopenhauer

One goes through school, college, medical school and one's internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success.

    Author: Ashley Montagu

I was training more learning how to scuba dive which I'd never done which was really, really, really cool.

    Author: Ashley Scott

Not being a comic book fan, being thrown into that and seeing the extreme - it's taken very seriously. So I tried to do as much learning as I could about it so I wasn't mean or anything.

    Author: Ashley Scott

Only by learning to live in harmony with your contradictions can you keep it all afloat.

    Author: Audre Lorde

The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.

    Author: Audre Lorde

When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized.

    Author: Ayn Rand

I continuously go further and further learning about my own limitations, my body limitation, psychological limitations. It's a way of life for me.

    Author: Ayrton Senna

Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning.

    Author: B. B. King

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

    Author: B. B. King

Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them.

    Author: Barney Frank

The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.

    Author: Baruch Spinoza

Every time you go in, it's like starting over. You don't know how you did the other records. You're learning all over. It's some weird musician amnesia, or maybe the road wipes it out.

    Author: Beck

I've finally learnt how to say, "No comment". To appear in the tabloids is a real learning curve and a steep one at that. You had better learn quick or you get burnt.

    Author: Ben Affleck

A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.

    Author: Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Author: Benjamin Disraeli

But the basic Taoism that we are concerned with here is simply a particular way of appreciating, learning from, and working with whatever happens in everyday life.

    Author: Benjamin Hoff

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.

    Author: Benjamin Jowett

All the time a person is a child he is both a child and learning to be a parent. After he becomes a parent he becomes predominantly a parent reliving childhood.

    Author: Benjamin Spock
    Topics: Childhood

I think it's so important to keep learning and keep your brain active.

    Author: Beverley Mitchell

Even though Raster Blaster was only a video game, I was learning about designing stuff. I got good at drawing.

    Author: Bill Budge

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

    Author: Bill Gates

This has been a learning experience for me. I also thought that privacy was something we were granted in the Constitution. I have learned from this when in fact the word privacy does not appear in the Constitution.

    Author: Bill Maher

That was a real learning element for me, because I realized that the more true you are to yourself, the more you will lose people.

    Author: Bill Sienkiewicz

Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous?

    Author: Bill Watterson

It's really difficult for me. Language, I am sorry that I haven't. I think I just always expected that you learn a word in place of a word and when I discovered how difficult the grammar was and learning that was very discouraging for me.

    Author: Bo Derek

A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.

    Author: Bob Edwards

But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc.

    Author: Bob Geldof

I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful.

    Author: Bobby McFerrin

I've heard that, but since I'm computer illiterate I don't know how it all works. But since I'm on Prodigy tonight, I'm learning a lot through my typist, Peter.

    Author: Bobby Sherman

A lot of what I've been learning in the last two years is due to therapy - about my sexuality, why things go wrong, why relationships haven't worked. It isn't anything to do with anybody else; it's to do with me.

    Author: Boy George

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

    Author: Brad Henry

I had a lot of trouble with engineers, because their whole background is learning from a functional point of view, and then learning how to perform that function.

    Author: Brian Eno

My number one goal was not getting 'A's' - and I proved it. I was a 'C' student. You have to be ready to learn. If you're not interesting in learning, it doesn't work. As I grew older and wanted to learn and desperately wanted inside information, learning was a lot easier.

    Author: Brian Lamb

The second half of the '60s really was a kind of learning period, in terms of writing, for me.

    Author: Bruce Cockburn

Deliverance is about what I went through the first time. And I chalk it up as a learning experience.

    Author: Bubba Sparxxx

I can't sit down long enough to absorb any kind of learning.

    Author: Buddy Rich

The audience, upon learning that the real Buffalo Bill was present, gave several cheers between the acts.

    Author: Buffalo Bill

We'll go back to the moon by not learning anything new.

    Author: Burt Rutan

I make personal appearances around the country. I'm starting a book tour now, and I may be coming to Toronto with the Learning Annex, which I'm doing all through the United States, so that may come up just before Christmas.

    Author: Burt Ward

Probably having fallen in love with music and movies at a young age and then first learning about writing by kind of following the path of writers like Dave Marsh and Lester Bangs and being a rock journalist.

    Author: Cameron Crowe

We are learning more about the humanity of the unborn child. Science and truth support the prolife movement.

    Author: Candice S. Miller

Melville brought to the task a sound knowledge of actual whaling, much curious learning in the literature of the subject, and, above all, an imagination which worked with great power upon the facts of his own experience.

    Author: Carl Clinton Van Doren

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