Learning Sayings and Quotes

Learning isn’t just limited to the confines of a classroom. Life is perhaps the greatest teacher of all. You’re never too old or too much of an expert to learn something new. Put on your thinking cap with the list of wise, humorous, and insightful quotes about learning below.

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.     

Chinese Proverb

It is not hard to learn more. What is hard is to unlearn when you discover yourself wrong.     

Martin H. Fischer

When there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing,many opinions; for opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making.     

John Milton

It is through suffering that learning comes.     


It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.     

Henry David Thoreau

Learning makes the wise wiser, and the foolish more foolish.     

English Proverb

We think too much about effective methods of teaching and not enough about effective methods of learning.     

John Carolus

Learning things is linear; growth is a curve, and learning hs to be bent in that curve before it's part of a personality.     

Northrop Frye

For children, play is a serious learning.     

Fred Rogers

A love of learning has a lot to do with learning that we're loved.     

Fred Rogers

Learn one thing well first.     

John Clarke

To learn is no easy matter and to apply what one has learned is even harder.     

Mao Tse-Tung

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.     

Newton D. Baker

If you can't learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.     

Ashleigh Brilliant

They know enough who know how to learn.     

Henry Adams

Much learning does not teach understanding.     


I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large so that there is room for paradoxes.     

Maxine Hong Kingston

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.     

Carl Rogers

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

Anthony J.D'Angelo

In old days, men studied for the sake of self-improvement; nowadays men study in order to impress other people.     


No man is wiser for his learning: it may administer matter to work in, or objects to work upon; but wit and wisdom are born with a man.     


We take other men's knowledge and opinions upon truth, which is an idle and superficial learning; we must make it our own.     

John Timbs

Learning is like mercury; one of the most powerful and excellent things in the world in skilful hands; in unskilful, the most mischievious.     


The essence of learning is the ability to manage change by changing yourself.     

Arie de Geus

Even without success, creative persons find joy in a joy well done. Learning for its own sake is rewarding.     

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Learning never exhausts the mind.     

Leonardo da Vinci

Any fool can know. The point is to understand.     

Albert Einstein

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.     

Harry S. Truman

Recipes tell you nothing. Learning techniques is the key.     

Tom Colicchio

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”     

Dr. Seuss