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Learning Quotes


These are some of the best 'Learning' quotations and sayings.


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"A little learning is a dangerous thing," and yet it is what all must attain before they can arrive at great learning; it is the utmost acquisition of those who know the most in comparison of what they do not know.

A heap of ill-chosen erudition is but the luggage of antiquity.

A learned man is an idler who kills time by study.

A learning experience is one of those things that say, "You know that thing you just did? Don't do that." See quote detail

A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; Their shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again.

A man of the best parts and greatest learning, if he does not know the world by his own experience and observation, will be very absurd, and consequently very unwelcome in company. He may say very good things; but they will be probably so ill-timed, misplaced, or improperly addressed, that he had much better hold his tongue.

All other knowledge is hurtful to him who has not the science of honesty and good nature.

All wish to be learned, but no one is willing to pay the price.

And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head should carry all it knew.

Even today, I dare not say that I have reached a state of achievement. I'm still learning, for learning is boundless. See quote detail

He is a learned man that understands one subject; a very learned man who understands two.

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.

He that wants good sense is unhappy in having learning, for he has thereby only more ways of exposing himself; and he that has sense, knows that learning is not knowledge, but rather the art of using it.

He who always seeks more light the more he finds, and finds more the more he seeks, is one of the few happy mortals who take and give in every point of time. The tide and ebb of giving and receiving is the sum of human happiness, which he alone enjoys who always wishes to acquire new knowledge, and always finds it.

He who has no inclination to learn more will be very apt to think that he knows enough.

He who knoweth not what he ought to know, is a brute beast among men; he that knoweth no more than he hath need of, is a man among brute beasts; and he that knoweth all that may be known, is as a God among men.

He who learns, and makes no use of his learning, is a beast of burden with a load of books. - Does the ass comprehend whether he carries on his back a library or a bundle of faggots?

How empty learning, how vain is art, but as it mends the life and guides the heart.

I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.

I believe through learning and application of what you learn, you can solve any problem, overcome any obstacle and achieve any goal that you can set for yourself.


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