Learning Proverbs

Sayings about Learning

Gold has its price; learning is beyond price. ~ Chinese Proverbs

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. ~Chinese Proverb

Despise learning and make everyone pay for your ignorance. ~ Chinese Proverb

You are learning all your life and you die stupid. ~ Lithuanian Proverbs

What is good to know is difficult to learn. ~ Greek Proverbs

What is learned in youth is carved in stone. ~ Arabian Proverbs

To be without learning, is to be without eyes. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

The most learned are not the wisest. ~ Dutch Proverbs

Soon learned, soon forgotten. ~ Traditional Proverb

One who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning. ~ Danish Proverbs

Never too late to learn. ~ Traditional Proverb

One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it. ~ Persian Proverbs

Live to live and you will learn to live. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

Man is learning all his life and yet he dies in ignorance. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

Learning means loving the country. ~ Lao Proverbs

Learning is treasure no thief can touch. ~ Chinese Proverb

Learn from your tears and you will win laughing. ~ Spanish Proverbs

He who speaks a lot learns little. ~ Armenian Proverbs

If you wish to learn the highest truth, begin with the alphabet. ~ Japanese Proverbs

It is too late to learn to swim when the water is up to your lips. ~ Danish Proverb

A day of travelling will bring a basket-ful of learning. ~ Vietnamese Proverbs

A donkey that carries a lot of books is not necessarily learned. ~ Danish Proverb

A learned man has always wealth in himself. ~ Latin Proverbs

A learned man without work is a cloud without rain. ~ Arabian Proverb

A man in this world without learning is as a beast of the field. ~ Hindu Proverb

A trade not properly learned is an enemy. ~ Irish Proverbs

A wise man learns at the fool’s expense. ~ Brazilian Proverbs

An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of learning. ~ Traditional Proverb

By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn. ~ Latin Proverb

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time. ~ Chinese Proverb

Each day learns from the one before it, but no day teaches the one after it. ~ Russian Proverbs

Even a thief takes ten years to learn his trade. ~ Japanese Proverb

He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning. ~ Danish Proverb

Learn about the future by looking at the past. ~ Tamil Proverbs

Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back. ~Chinese Proverb

Learning makes a man fit company for himself as well as for others. ~ English Proverb

Live and learn, die and forget it all. ~ Native American Proverb

Men learn little from success, but much from failure. ~ Arabian Proverb

One should learn to sail in all winds. ~ Italian Proverbs

One who wants to know is better than one who already knows. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Only by falling do you learn how to mount a horse. ~ Kurdish Proverbs

People who do not break things first will never learn to create anything. ~ Filipino Proverbs

The person that learns well also defends himself well. ~ Argentine Proverb

The wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool does from his friends. ~ Chinese Proverb

There are no national frontiers to learning. ~ Japanese Proverb

There’s no fool like a learned fool. ~ Italian Proverb

To learn about other people is science, to learn to know yourself is intelligence. ~ Chinese Proverb

To learn what is good, a thousand days are not sufficient; to learn what is evil, an hour is too long. ~ Chinese Proverb

We learn by watching and listening. ~ Japanese Proverb

We learn little from victory, but a great deal from defeat. ~ Japanese Proverb

We must learn to walk before we can run. ~ Traditional Proverb

Wealth diminishes with usage; learning increases with use. ~ Zanzibar Proverbs

Wise men learn at another’s expense. ~ Norwegian Proverbs

You will never learn enough looking for only the good things in life; you will always be a pupil. ~ Japanese Proverb

Quotations about Learning

Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century. ~ Sidney Joseph

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

Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition. ~ Joe Carlozo

Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. ~ Winston Churchill

We often learn–by unlearning. ~ Edward Counsel

People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground. ~ Marcel Proust

It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies–seldom safe to venture to instruct, even our friends. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. ~ Luciano Pavarotti

Learning is its own exceeding great reward. ~ William Hazlitt

The brighter you are, the more you have to learn. ~ Don Herold

Learn avidly. Question repeatedly what you have learned. Analyze it carefully. Then put what you have learned into practice intelligently. ~ Confucius

We learn the rope of life by untying its knots. ~ Jean Toomer

He is not likely to learn who is not willing to be taught; for the learner has something to do, as well as the teacher. ~ Benjamin Whichcote

Out of too much learning become mad. ~ Robert Burton

If you want learning, you must work for it. ~ Josiah Gilbert Holland

In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. ~ Arthur Koestler

The head learns new things, but the heart forever more practices old experiences. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Learning passes for wisdom among those who want both. ~ Sir William Temple

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

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

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts. ~ Harry S Truman

He, who learns and makes no use of his learning, is a beast of burden, with a load of books. ~ Moslih Eddin

A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. ~ Will Rogers

One of the best ways to learn anything is to teach yourself. ~ Giles Sutherland Rich

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

You aren’t learning anything when you’re talking. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson

The least of the work of learning is done in the classroom. ~ Thomas Merton

Live to learn and you will really learn to live. ~ John C. Maxwell

It is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows. ~ Epictetus

Some people are so busy in learning the tricks of the trade that they never learn the trade. ~ Vernon Law

Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Be quick to learn and wise to know. ~ George Burns

In order to learn, one must change one’s mind. ~ Orson Scott Card

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. ~ Helen Keller

I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. ~ Eartha Kitt

All learning has an emotional base. I grow old learning something new every day. ~ SolonPlato

The wisest mind has something yet to learn. ~ George Santayana

If we succeed in giving the love of learning, the learning itself is sure to follow. ~ Sir John Lubbock

Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later. ~ Dana Stewart Scott

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. ~ Confucius

Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty. ~ Roger Ascham

No man is so learned but he may be taught; neither is any one so illiterate but he may teach. ~ William Scott Downey

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. ~ Thomas H. Huxley

One learns by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try. ~ Sophocles

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned. ~ Mark Twain

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way. ~ Doris Lessing

What matters most is that we learn from living. ~ Doris Lessing

Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will. ~ Vernon Howard

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. ~ Henry Ford

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live. ~ Mortimer Adler

It is what we think we know already that often prevents us from learning. ~ Claude Bernard

More can be learned from what works than from what fails. ~ Rene Dubos

Learning isn’t a means to an end; it is an end in itself. ~ Robert Heinlein

He who refuses to learn deserves extinction. ~ Rabbi Hillel

It is not hard to learn more. What is hard is to unlearn when you discover yourself wrong. ~ Martin H. Fischer

It takes a great deal of living to get a little deal of learning. ~ John Ruskin

Learning is not child’s play; we cannot learn without pain. ~ Aristotle

Much learning does not teach understanding. ~ Heraclitus

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning. ~ Christopher Morley

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after. ~ Newton D. Baker

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

A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Who so neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. ~ Euripides

There is no better way to learn than to teach. ~ Benjamin Whichcote

What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing. ~ Aristotle

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure. ~ John W. Gardner

A man doesn’t learn to understand anything unless he loves it. ~ Goethe

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo

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

I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me. ~ Dudley Field Malone

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is always in season for old men to learn. ~ Aeschylus

Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life. ~ Karl Kraus

Learning, to be of much use, must have a tendency to spread itself among the common people. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Learning how to learn is life’s most important skill. ~ Tony Buzan

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

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