Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
The best education consists in immunizing people against systematic attempts at education.
The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons we could not learn in any other way. The way we learn those lessons is not to deny the feelings but to find the meanings underlying them.
If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.
One thousand days to learn; ten thousand days to refine.
The secret of culture is to learn, that a few great points steadily reappear?and that these few are alone to be regarded, the escape from all false ties; courage to be what we are; and love of what is simple and beautiful; independence, and cheerful r
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
He learned by sight, scent, and hearing. He heard all that was said, and talked over and over the questions heard; wore them slick, greasy, and threadbare. He went to political and other speeches and gatherings; he would hear all sides and opinions, talk
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
It was an initiation into the love of learning, of learning how to learn, that was revealed to me by my BLS masters as a matter of interdisciplinary cognition that is, learning to know something by its relation to something else.
The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.