Quotes for: to learn
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”
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Philosophy is written in this grand book, which stands continually open before our eyes (I say the Universe), but can not be understood without first learning to comprehend the language and know the characters as it is written. It is written in mathematical language, and its characters are triangles, circles and other geometric figures, without which it is impossible to humanly understand a word; without these one is wandering in a dark labyrinth.
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
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I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
Never do anything which you do not understand. But learn all you ought to know, and by that means you will lead a very pleasant life.
The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think.
You must acquire the best knowledge first, and without delay; it is the height of madness to learn what you will later have to unlearn.
A constant element of enjoyment must be mingled with our studies, so that we think of learning as a game rather than a form of drudgery, for no activity can be continued for long if it does not to some extent afford pleasure to the participant.
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