Learning Quotes

Posted on January 11th, 2014

Collection of my favourite quotes about learning.

“Education is what people do to you and learning is what you do to yourself.” - Joi Ito

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

“Ignorance may be bliss, but it does not lead to liberation.” – Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.” – Bruce Lee

“Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.” – Albert Einstein

“Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.” – Albert Einstein

“I don’t think that understanding produces change. Learning produces change.” – Richard Bandler

“Age doesn’t matter. An open mind does.” – Tim Ferriss

“Creativity - the process of having original ideas that have value.” - Sir Ken Robinson

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” - Albert Einstein

“Doodling - to make spontaneous marks to help yourself think.” - Sunni Brown

“Learning is the measurement of knowledge before and after.” - Eben Pagan

“I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” - Socrates

“Whatever you do in life, if you want to be creative and intelligent, and develop your brain, you must do everything with the awareness that everything, in some way, connects to everything else.” - Leonardo da Vinci

“As long as you live, keep learning how to live.” - Lucias Annaeus Seneca, Roman philosopher and statesmen    

“The way to get better at a skill is to force yourself to practice just beyond your limits.” – Joshua Foer

“We are drowning in information, but starved for knowledge.” – John Naisbitt

“Never let formal education get in the way of your learning.” – Mark Twain

“The way to get better at a skill is to force yourself to practice just beyond your limits.” – Joshua Foer in Moonwalk With Einstein

“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.” – Bruce Lee

“A creative idea will be defined simply as one that is both novel and useful (or influential) in a particular social setting.” – Alice Flaherty

“Knowledge comes first. Increase your value by increasing your knowledge.” - Anonymous

“The questions are always more important than the answers.” - Randy Pausch

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough” - Albert Einstein

“The best questions are the ones that create the most uncertainty.” - Unattributed

“We do not receive wisdom, we must discover it for ourselves, after a journey through the wilderness which no one else can make for us, which no one can spare us, for our wisdom is the point of view from which we come at last to regard the world.” – Marcel Proust.

“The only thing I know is that I know nothing.” - Socrates

“Our problems are not with the data, itself, but arise from our interpretation of the data.” - Bruce H. Lipton

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