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20+ Quotes About Learning

Learning doesn’t always come through school or formal education, but also from what activities or interests we pursue in our free time. Here are 20+ inspiring learning quotes and quotes about learning.

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

“The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.” – Antisthenes

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

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” – Harry S. Truman

“Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” – Abigail Adams

“Wisdom is learning what to overlook.” – William James

“Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.” – Paulo Coelho

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Dear Student,  It's the start of a new school year. Maybe you're in high school, maybe you're in college, or maybe something else. At the beginning it's all jitters and butterflies and hopeful encounters with your new classes and teachers and thinking, "Maybe this year I'll get straight A's and I can finally stop being stressed!"

Dear Student,

It’s the start of a new school year. Maybe you’re in high school, maybe you’re in college, or maybe something else. At the beginning it’s all jitters and butterflies and hopeful encounters with your new classes and teachers and thinking, “Maybe this year I’ll get straight A’s and I can finally stop being stressed!”

And I understand the temptation to think that your grades – mere numbers or letters on a report card – are all that’s separating you from your current, possibly depressing situation and a stress-free, happy existence. Believe me, I used to be you.

I was the almost straight-A honors and AP student who was doing homework six to eight hours every night and never once went to a single party in high school. I was the one crying about the tests I failed my first month of high school because I thought surely then my life was over, when in reality it had only just begun.

I was the one sobbing through math and physics and chemistry tests because despite the fact that I studied more than most of my peers combined, I struggled with all of it to the point that I was making myself sick and destroying my health.

And more than anything, I was anxious and depressed. Some days I felt like I couldn’t breathe, and sometimes I’d have anxiety attacks in the middle of class. All because I stressed out about my grades and classes and not getting into a “good” college like we were pressured into over and over again by both our teachers and some unknown force.

Spoiler alert: I was accepted into several great colleges. I do want you to realize that obsessing over your grades and what classes you’re in and what colleges are accepting or rejecting you is causing you unnecessary stress and anxiety. And ultimately, none of this matters.

If you’re not happy and healthy, then all the straight A’s in the world don’t mean anything.

So whether you’re starting school in regular classes or you fail a few tests your first month back or maybe you’re going to your local community college and not your dream school, try not to stress out too much – your grades are not a reflection of your worth as a human being. You are a valuable human being all on your own. 🙂

Good luck this year. You can do this.

Inspirational Learning Quotes

“We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.” – Peter Drucker

“The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.” – Mortimer Adler

“Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.” – Claude Bernard

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson

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More Sayings About Learning

“Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.” – Eugene S. Wilson

“Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way.” – George Evans

“Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.” – Scott Hayden

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” – Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Estrada

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

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.” – Lloyd Alexander

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