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Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it. As soon you apply yourself to orison, you will at once feel your senses gather themselves together: they seem like bees which return to the hive and there shut themselves up to work at the making of honey. At the first call of the will, they come back more and more quickly. At last, after countless exercises, of this kind, God disposes them to a state of utter rest and of perfect contemplation.
– Teresa of Ávila
Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.
– James Madison
Learning builds daily accumulation, but the practice of Tao builds daily simplification. Simplify and simplify, until all contamination from relative, contridictory thinking is eliminated. Then one does nothing, yet nothing is left undone. One who wins the world does so by not meddling with it. One who meddles with the world loses it.
– Tao te Ching, 48. Lao-Tzu
Learning builds daily accumulation, but the prictice of Tao builds daily simplification. Simplify and simplify, until all contamination from relative, contridictory thinking is eliminated. Then one does nothing, yet nothing is left undone. One who wins the world does so by not meddling with it. One who meddles with the world loses it.
– Lao-Tzu, Tao te Ching
Learning dissipates many doubts, and causes things otherwise invisible to be seen, and is the eye of everyone who is not absolutely blind.
– The Hitopadesa
Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
– Chinese Proverb
Learning is acquired by reading books but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.
– Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
– Lord Chesterfield
Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old.
– Aeschylus
Learning is finding out what you already know
– Richard Bach
Learning is finding out what you already know, Doing is demonstrating that you know it, Teaching is reminding others that they know it as well as you do. We are all learners, doers, and teachers.
– Richard Bach
Learning is like Scanderbeg?s sword, either good or bad according to him who hath it: an excellent weapon, if well used; otherwise, like a sharp razor in the hand of a child.
– R Chamberlain
Learning is never failure.
– Cori McGehee
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
– Abigail Adams
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
– Abigail Adams
Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.
– W. Edwards Deming
Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
– Alfred Edward Perlman
Learning isn't a means to an end; it is an end in itself.
– Robert A. Heinlein
Learning makes a man fit company for himself.
– Thomas Fuller
Learning must be like a house with its door always wide open; let everything enters the house!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
– Robert Byrne
Learning to draw is really a matter of learning to see -- to see correctly -- and that means a good deal more than merely looking with the eye.
– Kimon Nicolaides
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
– Robert J. Sawyer
Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy.
– Sarah Ban Breathnach
Learning to live what you're born with is the process, the involvement, the making of a life.
– Diane Wakoski

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