Motivational Quotes About Learning & Education

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We have aggregated over 1000 inspirational and motivational quotes and sayings about learning, education, hard work, and success.

On this page we have quotes about learning new things, learning from experience, learning from mistakes, never stop learning, and the importance of education.

Lets face it…

Learning anything in life whether from a book, teacher, or a life lesson can be challenging.

Which is why you must use the most powerful tool you have: your mind.

Having a positive mindset around learning is going to be paramount to your education to ensure that you approach things in a healthy and constructive manner.

So bookmark this page of inspirational and motivational quotes about learning and education as these quotes will surely ignite your desire and hunger to learn:

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QUOTES ABOUT LEARNING & EDUCATION

Your life is a school. Everything that happens is teaching you something. Pay attention.

Any fool can know. The point is to understand. ― Albert Einstein

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ― Mahatma Gandhi

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. – Albert Einstein

I am not a teacher, but an awakener. ― Robert Frost

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. ― Benjamin Franklin

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. – Chinese Proverbs

Education is a gift that none can take away. – American proverb

Study while others are sleeping, work while others are loafing, prepare while others are playing and dream while others are wishing. – William Arthur Ward.

By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn. – Latin Proverb

Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change. Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding. – William Arthur Ward

Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace. – Confucius

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela

The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. – Margaret Mead

Children are great imitators, so give them something great to imitate.

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. – Benjamin Spock

… it’s not just learning that’s important. It’s learning what to do with what you learn and learning why you learn things that matters. – Norton Juster

True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own. – Nikos Kazantzakis

Listen and silent are spelled with the same letters. Think about it.

The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice. – Brian Herbert

A good education helps us make sense of the world and find our way in it. – Mike Rose

Study hard. Do good and the good life will follow.

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. – Henry Ford

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. – BB King

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers. – Martina Horner

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein

Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way. – George Evans

Learn as if you were not reaching your goal and as though you were scared of missing it. – Confucius

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. – William Arthur Ward

In an effective classroom, students should not only know what they are doing. They should also know why and how. – Harry Wong

Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn. – O. Fred Donaldson

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss

Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good. – Malcolm Gladwell

Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding. – Robert John Meehan

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle

Once you stop learning, you start dying. – Albert Einstein

Nine tenths of education is encouragement. – Anatole France

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all. – Thomas Szasz

The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have.

Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn. – Benjamin Franklin

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.

Play is not frivolous. It is not a luxury. It is not something to fit in after completing all the important stuff. Play is the important stuff. Play is a drive, a need, a brain-building must-do. – Jeff A Johnson & Denita Dinger

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

The importance of repetition until automaticity cannot be overstated. Repetition is the key to learning. – John Wooden

Play is often talked about as if were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. – Fred Rogers

I never teach my pupils, I only provide the conditions in which they can learn. – Albert Einstein

We learn…
10% of what we read
20% of what we hear
30% of what we see
50% of what we see and hear
70% of what we discuss
80% of what we experience
95% of what we teach others.
– William Glasser

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. – Aristotle

Every situation in life is a learning experience. It is a daily choice to make decisions and live with them. No matter the outcome right or wrong, we are learning and if we are learning then we are succeeding everyday.

It is not so very important for a person to learn facts. For that he does not really need a college. He can learn them from books. The value of an education is a liberal arts college is not learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks. – Albert Einstein

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. – Sir Richard Steele

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. – John Dewey

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. – Jim Rohn

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. ― Augustine of Hippo

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.— Leonardo da Vinci

Change is the end result of all true learning. ― Leo Buscaglia

Education without application is just entertainment. — Tim Sanders

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. ― Margaret Mead

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. – G.K. Chesterton

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. – Richard Branson

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

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. – Epictetus

Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire. — W.B. Yeats

Never stop dreaming,
never stop believing,
never give up,
never stop trying, and
never stop learning.
― Roy T. Bennett

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ― Nelson Mandela

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen. – Ernest Hemingway

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning. – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Education must not simply teach work – it must teach Life. – W. E. B. Du Bois

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. – Tom Bodett

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

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. ― Aristotle

Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others. ― Roy T. Bennett

You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward. – Conrad Hall

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

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. – Clay P. Bedford

Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life. – Shakuntala Devi

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. – David M. Burns

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X

The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things. – Jean Piaget

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

A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special. ― Nelson Mandela

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around. – Jim Rohn

Don’t Just…
Don’t just learn, experience.
Don’t just read, absorb.
Don’t just change, transform.
Don’t just relate, advocate.
Don’t just promise, prove.
Don’t just criticize, encourage.
Don’t just think, ponder.
Don’t just take, give.
Don’t just see, feel.
Don’t just dream, do.
Don’t just hear, listen.
Don’t just talk, act.
Don’t just tell, show.
Don’t just exist, live.
― Roy T. Bennett

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. John F. Kennedy

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. – John Dewey

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer. – William S. Burroughs

The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you. ― B.B. King

Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education. ― Martin Luther King Jr.

The best education I have ever received was through travel. Lisa Ling

For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.
― Neil deGrasse Tyson

I’ve learned… that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person. –
Andy Rooney

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel. ― Socrates

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 thoughts of other men. – Bill Beattie

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. – Kofi Annan

To learn something new, you need to try new things and not be afraid to be wrong. ― Roy T. Bennett

The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead. ― Aristotle

All real education is the architecture of the soul. – William Bennett

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. – Maimonides

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

Nine tenths of education is encouragement. – Anatole France

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. ― Jim Rohn

The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things. – Jean Piaget

Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible. ― Richard Feynman

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
― C.S. Lewis

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. – William S. Burroughs

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is. ― Isaac Asimov

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward. – Henry Ford

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education. ― Walter Scott

Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of the car is separate from the way the car is driven. – Edward De Bono

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.

TIPS FOR LEARNING & A GOOD EDUCATION

1. Follow Your Excitement

Your excitement is the key to your education. Excitement is literally your body’s translation of who you are. Trust it.

Don’t waste your time in learning things that have nothing to do with your excitement. Your job is not to know everything.

Don’t sweat the details, just follow your excitement and it will reveal to you what you need to learn each day.

2. Be Curious & Ask Good Questions

Having a curious mind is paramount to getting a quality education. And it all starts by asking good questions.

Life is a school unto itself that will reveal to you who you are.

By being curious and asking good questions, you will gather the information that is most relevant to you.

3. Learn To Listen

Listening is an art form unto itself.

Once you have asked some good questions now it is time to listen. But don’t just “hear” what the person is saying. Take time to absorb it and process what the teacher is saying.

You will learn everything you need to learn if you just listen well.

4. Get Your Hands Dirty

After you have taken in some information or knowledge, now it is time to take action and apply what you have learned.

Information is useless if you do not do something with it.

See the information that you have gathered as a hammer, nails, and some wood. Once you have gathered your tools, now go out and start using them to see how they work and what you can build with them.

It is only through experience when your knowledge becomes wisdom.

5. Master The Details

As you apply your knowledge, never underestimate the power of details.

Life is in the details and you must master them through repetition.

Whether you are a designer, developer, writer, teacher, and so on, your education will get mastered through your repetition of the details.

6. Learn To Teach & Teach To Learn

Teaching what you know will be your true doctorate degree.

For you to truly master anything, you must be able to teach it.

It is through the teaching where you will refine what you have learned because now you must be extremely conscious of what you are passing on to someone else as you don’t want it to be inaccurate.

There is a great responsibility that comes with teaching.

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