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    • Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
      1780, by Abigail Adams
    • Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.
    • Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
      The Confucian Analects, by Confucius
    • Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.
    • Whoso neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future.
      Phrixus, by Euripides
    • We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
      Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, 2005, by Malcolm Gladwell
    • Much learning does not teach understanding.
      On the Universe, by Heraclitus
    • What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.
      President of Radcliffe College, by Martina Horner
    • Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student.
    • That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.
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