Quotes and Sayings about Learning
I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didn't know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community. It has come in handy in my career in government.
Father, in spite of all this spending of money in learning Latin, I will be a painter.
For a small child there is no division between playing and learning between the things he or she does just for fun and things that are educational. The child learns while living and any part of living that is enjoyable is also play.
For me, French is so rich and so sacred that learning it is like learning a foreign language.
The nice thing about being a writer is that you can make magic happen without learning tricks.
No amount of study or learning will make a man a leader unless he has the natural qualities of one.
I've studied all my musical life, but learning is only good if you do something constructive with it.
We were learning together. We'd go to various clinics and try to learn as much as possible.
Learning disabilities cannot be cured, but they can be treated successfully and children with LD can go on to live happy, successful lives.
Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.
When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings, Then Learning shines, the best of precious things.
So I went out and bought Hard Again by Muddy Waters. That was a big learning curve. I listened to that album again and again and again. James Cotton was the harmonica player on that album.
I was myself brought up with my brother, whose name was Matthias, for he was my own brother, by both father and mother and I made mighty proficiency in the improvements of my learning, and appeared to have both a great memory and understanding.
Not only did I get to play with these great international musicians, but I also had the opportunity to jam with the local celebrities in Toronto, people like the Walsh Brothers, David Wilcox, Kim Mitchell and the like. It was a great learning experience.
Coming to understand a painting or a symphony in an unfamiliar style, to recognize the work of an artist or school, to see or hear in new ways, is as cognitive an achievement as learning to read or write or add.
Just learning to think in another language allows you to see your own culture in a better viewpoint.
Being a press secretary is like learning to type: You're hunting and pecking for a while and then you find yourself doing the touch system and don't realize it. You're speaking for the president without ever having to go to him.
I'm only just learning what language to use when I want my microphone turned down, you know, because it's all so new to me. It can be quite difficult on a daily basis to communicate with the people I work with, so I'm just looking forward to knowing more.
We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all.
John Hope Franklin