Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate.
I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end.
Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Travel provided many interesting experiences, but perhaps the most useful lesson I learned was that I really had no proficiency for learning the thousands of characters of the written Chinese language.
And you know, life is a constant learning experience. I learn so much with my kids. I read tons of books and study what they're studying.
We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.
I've learned you can make a mistake and the whole world doesn't end. I had to learn to allow myself to make a mistake without becoming defensive and unforgiving.
It's a mistake to think that once you're done with school you need never learn anything new.
Books have led some to learning and others to madness.
While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn.
Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
Since the beginning of time, children have not liked to study. They would much rather play, and if you have their interests at heart, you will let them learn while they play; they will find that what they have mastered is child's play.
Young people can learn from my example that something can come from nothing. What I have become is the result of my hard efforts.
A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
The more painful it is, tragically, the more you do learn, though, that's the good part.
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages.? Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his.? In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
The learned man knows that he is ignorant.