65 quotes about learning and experience to expand your mind

Learning is a fundamental skill.

In order for us to improve our lives, we have to make a determined effort to learn and take action on the things that will make us better.

We have to be willing to learn if we are going to experience any kind of personal growth or development. Learning new things keeps our brains active and healthy and helps preserve our mental functions.

That said, the learning process is not always easy. Sometimes it is difficult and even uncomfortable to learn new things.

Because learning anything takes a lot of commitment, a little motivation can go a long way.

In that sense, here are some quotes about learning to inspire you in your search for knowledge and wisdom.

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Quotes of learning and experience

Here are the best quotes about learning:

1. “Live as if you were going to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Mahatma Gandhi

2. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
Benjamin Franklin

3. “Experience is a hard teacher
because it gives you the test first and then the lesson.”
Vernon SaundersLaw

4. “He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.”
Chinese proverb

65 quotes about learning and experience to expand your mind

5. “Learning never exhausts the mind.”
Leonardo da Vinci

6. “A happy life is one dedicated to learning, earning a living and longing.”
Lillian Gish

7. “He who learns but does not think is lost. He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.”

8. “You don’t learn to walk by following the rules. You learn by walking and falling.”
Richard Branson

9. “All children can learn, just not at the same time, or in the same way.”
George Evans

10. “Never let formal education get in the way of learning.”
Mark Twain

11. “A good teacher can instill hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.”
Brad Henry

12. “I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.”
Eartha Kitt

13. “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you know, the further you will go.”
dr seuss

14. “A person who reads a lot and uses his own brain little, falls into lazy learning habits.”
Albert Einstein

15. “Learning is the experience gained in tranquility.”
Charles Handy

16. “Being a student is easy. Learning requires real work.”
William Crawford

17. “Life is a learning experience, only if you learn.”
yogi berra

18. “Learning you will teach and teaching you will learn.”
Phil collins

19. “Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the permanent attempt to acquire it.”
Albert Einstein

20. “Learning is not achieved by chance, it must be sought with ardor and diligence.”
abigail adams

21. “If you think education is expensive, try to estimate the cost of ignorance.”
Howard Gardner

22. “The great objective of education is not knowledge, but action.”
Herbert Spencer

23. “Wisdom does not come from age, but from education and learning.”
Anton Chekhov

24. “The only educated person is the one who has learned to learn and change.”
carl rogers

25. “You can’t open a book without learning something.”

26. “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
Benjamin Franklin

27. “Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the work of the world and the power to appreciate life.”
Brigham Young

28. “Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.”
Daniel Borstin

29. “There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.”
Archibald MacLeish

30. “The world is a university and all its members are teachers. Make sure that when you get up in the morning, you go to school.”
TD Jakes

31. “The problem with learning from experience is that you never graduate.”
Douglas Larson

32. “Education is our passport to the future, because tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”
Malcolm X

33. “You cannot gain experience by doing experiments. You cannot create the experience. You must experience it.”
Albert Camus

34. “Learning is not child’s play; we cannot learn without pain.”

35. “When a person is rejected, tormented, defeated, he has the opportunity to learn something.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

36. “That’s what learning is. Suddenly, you understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.”
Doris Lessing

37. “I am not afraid of storms because I am learning to sail my ship.”
Louisa MayAlcott

38. “A man, even if he is wise, should never be ashamed to learn more, and to open his mind.”

39. “I have never met a man so ignorant that I could not learn something from him.”
Galileo Galilei

40. “The knowledge of men does not go beyond their experience.”
John Locke

41. “Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is thinking that what you did yesterday will be enough for tomorrow.”
William Pollard

42. “Knowledge is acquired by reading the fine print of a contract; the experience, not reading it.”
Francis Bacon

43. “If a person spends one hour a day learning about the same subject for five years, that person will become an expert on that subject.”
Earl Nightingale

44. “The brighter you are, the more you have to learn.”
Don Herold

45. “Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed.”
Terry Goodkind

46. ​​“I firmly believe that self-education is the only kind of education there is.”
Issac Asimov

47. “Formal education will give you a livelihood. Self-education will make you a fortune.”
Jim Rohn

48. “A table conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of mere book study.”
Henry Wadsworth

49. “Only when we forget all our learning do we begin to know.”
Henry David Thoreau

50. “In the school of experience the lessons are expensive, but only in them are the foolish corrected.”
Benjamin Franklin

51. “Do not limit your child to your own learning, because he was born in another time.”
Rabindranath Tagore

52. “The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize how little I know.”
Michel Legrand

53. “I never learn anything by talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.”
Lou Holtz

54. “Nobody ever completed their apprenticeship.”

55. “ Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
John F. Kennedy

56. “Intellectual growth should begin at birth and cease only at death.”
Albert Einstein

57. “The whole world is a laboratory for the inquiring mind.”
Martin Fisher

58. “When the student is ready, the teacher appears.”
buddhist proverb

59. “I never learned from a man who agreed with me.”
Robert A. Heinlein

60. “A man only learns in two ways; one reading and the other associating with wiser people.”
Will Rogers

61. “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, but an unwillingness to learn.”
Benjamin Franklin

62. “There are few things more pathetic than those who have lost their curiosity and sense of adventure, and who no longer care to learn.”
Gordon B Hinckley

63. “One of the reasons people stop learning is because they become less willing to risk failure.”
John W Gardner

64. “You can teach a student a lesson one day, but if you teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process throughout his life.”
Clay P Bedford

65. “Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. In the search and learning is where the whole miraculous process begins.”
Jim Rohn

Although many people want to improve their lives, only a few are willing to learn and take the necessary steps that will improve their lives.

Fortunately, these learning quotes will inspire you to seek knowledge and take bold action that will lead to success in all aspects of your life.

Did you enjoy these quotes about learning? Which of the quotes was your favorite? We’d love to hear all about it in the comments section below.