Words of Wisdom: Learning

Learning
Education, Experience, Study, Teaching

Learning is a kind of natural food for the mind.
CICERO
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him to find it within himself.
GALILEO
Each day is the scholar of yesterday.
PUBLILIUS SYRUS
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
BACON
Crafty men condemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them.
BACON
Some men grow mad by studying much to know, but who grows mad by studying good to grow.
FRANKLIN
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think; rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men.
JAMES BEATTIE
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
DISRAELI
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
WENDELL PHILLIPS
There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them. . . the senses, intelligent companions, and books.
BEECHER
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.
HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL
Reading and writing, arithmetic and grammar do not constitute education, any more than a knife, fork and spoon constitute a dinner.
LUBBOCK
Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.
F. SKINNER
How much you know is less important than how fast you are learning.
ANON
Only the educated are free.
EPICTETUS
Education is leading human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them; and these two objects are always attainable together, and by the same means; the training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others.
JOHN RUSKIN
Knowledge increases in proportion to its use, that is, the more we teach the more we learn.
P. BLAVATSKY
Learning is weightless. . . treasure you always carry easily.
CHINESE PROVERB
What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
ARISTOTLE
Study what thou art
Whereof thou art a part
What thou knowest of this art
This is really what thou art.
All that is without thee also is within.
SOLOMON TRISMOSIN
To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.
TRYON EDWARDS
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.
THOMAS HUXLEY
Never regard study as a duty but as an enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later works belong.
EINSTEIN
And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head should carry all it knew.
GOLDSMITH
He might have been a very clever man by nature, but he had laid so many books on his head that his brain could not move.
ROBERT HALL
One impulse from a vernal wood
May teach you more of man,
Of moral evil and of good,
Than all the sages can.
WORDSWORTH
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
EINSTEIN
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
EINSTEIN
Teachers open the door. . . You enter by yourself.
CHINESE PROVERB
The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
EINSTEIN

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