• Rafia Shabbir

Top 80 Best Inspirational Quotes On Learning

Updated: Jan 12, 2021

Learning is a lifelong process. Even when we graduate from a university or attain the highest possible qualification, our learning process should never cease. Today the environment in the world is highly volatile, making continuous learning indispensable for an individual to succeed in personal and professional life. Because learning in and out of the school is ongoing and essential for instilling a growth mindset in students, therefore teachers are striving to adopt innovative strategies to enhance the learning experiences of the students in the class. The first step of learning is an intrinsic motivation to learn. We dived through a lot of resources and gathered the following top 80 inspirational quotes about learning that will spark the deep motivation for learning among students and teachers. So, let’s get started.




'Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.' –Leonardo Di Vinci


'Once you stop learning, you start dying' – Albert Einstein


'The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.' – William Arthur Ward


'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


'In times of change, learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.' – Eric Hoffer

'Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.' – Benjamin Franklin


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


'In an effective classroom, students should not only know what they are doing. They should also know why and how.' – Harry Wong


'You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.' – Clay P. Bedford


'Any fool can know. The point is to understand.' – Albert Einstein


'I am still learning' – Michelangelo


'Study while others are sleeping, work while others are loafing, prepare while others are playing and dream while others are wishing.' – William Arthur Ward


'Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.' – William Arthur Ward


'Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.' – Confucius


'Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.' – Henry Ford




'Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.' –Chinese Proverb


'Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.' – Jim Rohn


'Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.' – Brian Tracy


'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

‘Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.’ – Benjamin Franklin


'It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.' – John Wooden


'Learn as if you were not reaching your goal and as though you were scared of missing it'

– Confucius


'Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster.' –Anonymous


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


'Change if the end result of all true learning' – Leo Buscaglia


'If learning is an act of exploration, then technology equips the explorer for the journey of a lifetime.' Anonymous


'Shall I tell you a secret of a true scholar? It is this: Every man I meet is my master in some point, and in that, I learn from him.' – Ralph Waldo Emerson


'Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death' – Albert Einstein


'Learning is not compulsory….neither is survival '– W Edward Deming


'The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.'

– B.B. King


'Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning' – Bill Gates


'The wisest mind has something yet to learn' – George Santayana


'An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage' – Jack Welch


'Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think' – Albert Einstein


'I never learned from a man who agreed with me.' – Robert A. Heinlein


'Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.' – John f. Kennedy


'Personally, I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught' – Winston Churchill


'There is divine beauty in learning…. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps.' – Elie Wiesel


'The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing '– Henry Ford


'Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.' – William Pollard


'Play is the highest form of research' – Albert Einstein


'A man who asks is a fool for five minutes. A man who never asks is a fool for life.' –

Chinese Proverb


'If a person will spend one hour a day on the same subject for five years, that person will be an expert on that subject.' – Earl Nightingale


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


'Don't let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.' – Jim Rohn


'The world is a university and everyone in it is a teacher. Make sure when you wake up in the morning, you go to school.' –T. D. Jakes


'Learning is experience. Everything else is just information' – Albert Einstein


‘Ideas without action aren’t ideas. They’re regrets.' – Steve Jobs


'It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning' – Claude Bernard


'What are learners supposed to do after learning the course? Figure that out and build the appropriate interactive element.' – Tom Kuhlmann


'Knowledge isn’t power until it is applied '– Dale Carnegie


'You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character'– Anonymous


'Love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy the effort and keep on learning' – Carol Dweck


'Leaning without thought is labour lost' – Confucius


'I never lose. I either win or learn.' – Nelson Mandela


'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


'Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all '– Aristotle


'The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.' – Harry S Truman

'The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn' – Maria Montessori


'The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding' – Leonardo da Vinci


'He who learns but does not think is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger' – Confucius


'A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.' – Will Rogers

'Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.' – George S. Patton

'I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.' – Lou Holtz


'It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.' – Henry David Thoreau


'Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.'– David M. Burns

'The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.' – Gloria Steinem



'You teach best what you most need to learn.' – Richard Bach

'The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.' – Will Smith

'It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.' – Allen Klein

'Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.' – Jim Rohn


'The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.' – Albert Camus 'There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.' – Colin Powell


'Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.' – Billy Graham


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


'In those parts of the world where learning and science have prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it, as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue.' –Ethan Allen

'We do not learn, and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.' – Plato

'I'm learning all the time. I'm evolving all the time as a human being. I'm getting better, I hope, in all of the important ways.' – Neil Peart

'The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn …and change.' – Carl Rogers



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