Quotation Explorer - 'Learned'

The best lessons learned are from other peoples mistakes. - Melissa Bradley
The most important thing I learned on Tralfamadore was that when a person dies he only appears to die. He is still very much alive in the past, so it is very silly for people to cry at his funeral. All moments, past, present and future, always have existed, always will exist. - Kurt Vonnegut
I learned early that sometimes you have to dig through garbage to get anywhere.
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
If any of the socialist chiefs had tried to earn his living by selling hot dogs, he would have learned something about the sovereignty of the consumers. - Ludwig von Mises
Being smart means you learned it well; being stupid means you haven't learned it yet; but true genius means you know it when no one taught it to you. - Sneha Abraham
I have learned its the most difficult thing to become financially free from earning the minimum wage. So even if employees increase the minimum wage its the same thing. But once employees improve on their skills and personal value their wages go up and then financial freedom is posible. - Derric Yuh Ndim
I have learned to find happiness not by possessing wealth and splendor but by giving it away for mankind. - Debasish Mridha
A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool. - Molière
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage. - Mahatma Gandhi
I didn't have a catharsis for my childhood pain, most of us don't, and until I learned how to forgive those people and let it go, I was unhappy. - Tyler Perry
I have learned that chances don’t always come to you; sometimes you have to create your own. - Abeer Allan
I have not learned a single lesson, been inspired or impacted by another person’s life void of negative experiences. - John Paul Warren
One of the things I’ve learned about vision is people will grab it mentally or, have a crab mentality. - Onyi Anyado
Learn to pray. Pray often. Pray in your mind, in your heart. Pray on your knees. Prayer is your personal key to heaven. The lock is on your side of the veil. And I have learned to conclude all my prayers with ‘Thy will be done’ (Matthew 6:10; see also Luke 11:2; 3 Nephi 13:10). - Boyd K. Packer
The most important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative, and the second disastrous. - Margot Fonteyn
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not on our circumstances. - Martha Washington
Knowledge unqualified is knowledge simply of something learned. - Plato
We thought all this teaching was to make us smart. What it did was make us stupid. With all the little facts we learned, we never had the time to think. - Chuck Palahniuk
If there's a thing I've learned in my life it's to not be afraid of the responsibility that comes with caring for other people. What we do for love: those things endure. Even if the people you do them for don't - Cassandra Clare
You're back where you swore yourself you wouldn't beThe familiar shackles you can't tell from your own skinYour head's under water when you learned to swimOn a road to hell, congratulations, you're free... - Sanhita Baruah
I don't mind if you forget me.Having learned my lesson,I never left an impression on anyone. - Morrissey
maybe in some cases, people see us fall and crack, see us as a failure. We gotta live with it, i live by our own code we shouldn't be ashamed if we fall, for every fall we get up and pick up ourselves a larger chance we win the next time because we learned. - jinnuljr.
We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong. - Bill Vaughan
Don had made a fewer mistakes and learned from every one of them - Mario Puzo
In the province of the mind what is believed true is true or becomes true within limits to be learned by experience and experiment. These limits are further beliefs to be transcended. In the province of the mind there are no limits. - Dr. John Lilly
My world view is somewhat unique. I have learned from many great philosophers including Plato, Socrates, Buddha, Jesus, Darwin, Tagore, Emerson, and many more. - Debasish Mridha
I have made so many mistakes but I have learned a lot and I'm confident to say - he who never made a mistake never made any discovery - Bernard Kelvin Clive
You are the mirror image that reflects the attitudes which took in your life with what you have learned during the journey. - Da Anunciação Marco
I learned much too late that what you called love was nothing but a desperate and irrational fear of a life lived alone. - Beau Taplin
Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood. - William Shakespeare
In the end, just three things matter:How well we have livedHow well we have lovedHow well we have learned to let go - Jack Kornfield
Friendship...is not something you learn in school,but if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship you really haven't learned anything. - Oscar Wilde
I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution. - Wernher von Braun
Civilization is not inherited; it has to be learned and earned by each generation anew… - Will Durant
I used to be afraid of the dark until I learned that I am light and the dark is afraid of me. - D.R. Silva
WHO IS LEARNED? A definition One who, consuming midnight oilin studies diligent and slow,teaches himself, with painful toil,the things that other people know. - Piet Hein
As I feel into a darker sleep, I understood that I had learned something. Now that I knew fear, I also knew that it was not permanent. As powerful as it was, its grip on me would loosen. It would pass. - Louise Erdrich
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on. - Robert Frost
When they [breasts] are huge, you become very self-conscious...I've learned something though, through my years of pondering and pontificating, and that is: men love them, and I love that. - Drew Barrymore
Everything that God created is potentially holy, and our task as humans is to find that holiness in seemingly unholy situations. When we can do this, we will have learned to nurture our souls. - Rabbi Harold Kushner
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something. - Richard Feynman
I tear at the air with glass nailsthat have learned to scalemountains of mirrors. - Valentina Cano
Patience is not a natural gift of a leader, it is a learned one. The more you broaden your awareness, understanding, and compassion, the better results you will get out of your people. - -Shandel Slaten
Sometimes it is the methods of learning, more so, than what is learned, that is useful! - Garrett McCoy
The man who has never been disappointed has never understood happiness, the man who has never been anxious has never learned patience, the man who has never been depressed will never know ecstasy. - Palle Oswald
The man who seeks to educate himself must first read and then travel in order to correct what he has learned. - Giacomo Casanova
PHILISTINE, n. One whose mind is the creature of its environment, following the fashion in thought, feeling and sentiment. He is sometimes learned, frequently prosperous, commonly clean and always solemn. - Ambrose Bierce
That’s when I first learned that it wasn’t enough to just do your job, you had to have an interest in it, even a passion for it. - Charles Bukowski
The most important thing she'd learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. - Jill Churchill
It is long since I have learned to hold popular opinion of no value. - Alexander Hamilton
One thing I've learned, That Life Suck,so you change it! - Ben McCawley
the most weird things about elders, they learned it on a quiet younger age & don't want us to. - Srinivas Shenoy
Sister Maria Martinez whom I believe I've mentioned before has been giving me cooking classes. Today I learned how to bake mean banana bread. The secret apparently is half a cup of dark rum. - Adele Griffin
For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imaginations, we learned to talk. - Stephen Hawking
An old liar told me hereTo think ahead and save my money.I should have spent it on ribbons.I should have learned the tune my dead grandfather playedWhen the daft wife heard him resoundingIn the deep pine woods in early November. - Menzies McKillop
You didn't learn the Bible as a Fundamentalist. You learned fragments of Old Testament legalism mixed with Behaviorism & Nietzschean ethics - Jeri Massi
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he know that every day is Doomsday. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our learned egocentric and judgmental consciousness is the source of unhappiness; however, universal consciousness is always blissful. - Debasish Mridha
I have learned that having a cause to fight for is a noble and rare thing to have. So be fearless and fight. - Abeer Allan
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. a - Martha Washington
The story of the king is the story of the people, and unfortunately, to this day, no king has learned that lesson. - Rabih Alameddine
There is no pain greater than this; not the cut of a jagged-edged dagger nor the fire of a dragon's breath. Nothing burns in your heart like the emptiness of losing something, someone, before you truly have learned of its value.
We can say that Muad'Dib learned rapidly because his first training was in how to learn. And the first lesson of all was the basic trust that he could learn. - Frank Herbert
I have learned that I should be careful with the words I choose to say when I am angry because later, those words always leave a huge wound of regrets in my heart besides hurting the loved ones. Those wounds can't be healed! - Nino Varsimashvili
Over the years, I learned to smile or laugh when I was supposed to. I kept my true self hidden; I did not need to unleash my pain on the world around me. Instead, I taught myself to ignore it. I did not realize that the pain was eating away at my soul. - J.D. Stroube
We've learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, but not how to save them; how to die, but seldom how to live.
When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you never learned to hold onto someone, how could it possibly hurt now to let them go? - Shannon L. Alder
If I'd learned nothing else in my twenty-seven years on this planet, 'd learned that when someone gives you something totally unexpected and undeserved, you don't ask questions. (Dark City Lights) - Jill D. Block
My relative examined you, observed a few of your normal body cells, compared them with what it had learned from other humans most like you, and said that you had not only a cancer, but a talent for cancer. - Octavia E. Butler
Greeders who plunder and steal from their people - not only steal their supporters and their childrens' future, but they also smash their mindsets and create learned helplessness that ensures people stay small. - Tony Dovale
You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. - César Chávez
This is one of those views which are so absolutely absurd that only very learned men could possibly adopt them. - Bertrand Russell
You've learned the lessons well. You first learned to live on less than you earn. Next you learned to seek advice from those who are competent. Lastly, you've learned to make gold work for you. - George S. Clason
The best thing I’ve learned, and still believe, is that I don’t have to be perfect to start, I have to start... so I can begin learning and growing. - Farshad Asl
I’ve always had a vivid imagination in terms of storytelling, but thankfully I learned early on that imagination can be stifled or enhanced by one’s writing ability—what I call word work. My goal from then on was to make sure my writing skills were up to speed with my imagination. - Marvin Brown
Spirituality is not to be learned by flight from the world, or by running away from things, or by turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, we must learn an inner solitude wherever or with whomsoever we may be. We must learn to penetrate things and find God there. - Meister Eckhart
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight, very clean. When it arrives it is perfect. It puts itself in our hands. It hopes we learned something from yesterday. - Unknown
One of the things I've learned about vision is people will grab it mentally or, have a crab mentality. - Onyi Anyado
A girl who travels has learned how to dance barefoot. She’s learned to place her toes in the sand and dance through rhythm, not through rehearsed footwork. She’s learned to follow what she likes, not what she needs to like. - lauren klarfeld
A learned man who doesn’t restrain his passions is like a blind man holding a torch, he guides others but not himself. - Shaykh Sa di
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one. - Benjamin Franklin
All we cared about was dividends. Well, we can't do business that way today. We have learned that what's best for the countries we operate in is best for the company. Maybe we can't make the people love us, but we will make ourselves so useful to them that they will want us to stay. - Sam Zemurray
I will argue that every scrap of biological diversity is priceless, to be learned and cherished, and never to be surrendered without a struggle. - Edward O. Wilson
Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines. - R. Buckminster Fuller
One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun. - Jane Goodall
I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me. - Dudley Field Malone
I learned to live half alive without you - Kat Unda
I have learned to be happy by calming my ego. - Debasish Mridha
make the most of the day, by determining to spend it on two sorts of acquaintances only - those by whom something may be got, and those from whom something may be learned. - Colton - Colton Robinsmith
By puberty I learned that nothing worth having could be easily attained and to succeed one must be single minded. - Russell Brand
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world. - George Santayana
(K)ids are savages who haven't learned to lie to themselves yet, and they don't flinch from the truth. - Brendan McGinley
I found my God in music and the arts, with writers like Hermann Hesse, and musicians like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Little Walter. In some way, in some form, my God was always there, but now I have learned to talk to him. - Eric Clapton
Without making mistakes, there won't be lessons learned. Without getting hurt, there won't be knowledge gained. The only way we grow is by learning from the past. Always be willing to learn and grow daily. It's how we come to know who we are and what we are made of. - Kemi Sogunle
I learned that I' have to be detached if I was ever to achieve anything at all. - Iain Pears
If you learned to live in mediocrity, you have never learned to live.if you still need introduction, you still need to work hard.If you want a short cut to success, try your WILL POWER.If you want a successful life, then take chances and make changes - Harsh Malik
At this stage of my life, I've finally come to realize I've learned more from my children than they ever learned from me. - C.J. Heck
I've learned to let my characters speak and act the way they want to! I've tried to interfere but they just get angry at me and throw big rocks. - Shandy L. Kurth
I learned to dream through reading, learned to create dreams through writing, and learned to develop dreamers through teaching. I shall always be a dreamer. - Sharon M. Draper
Everything worth knowing about the 1980s I learned from obsessively reading Bloom County collections when I was nine and Derek Jarman's diaries when I was twenty. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves. - Richard Feynman
Yes I was burned but I called it a lesson learned. Mistake overturned so I call it a lesson learned. My soul has returned so I call it a lesson learned...another lesson learned - Alicia Keys
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington
Blessed is he who has has learned to laugh at himself for he shall never cease to be entertained. - Shirley MacLaine
When nothing else worked, we created a holistic, hand-tailored program that saved Pax's life. At Passages, he and I use what we learned in curing him to help other discover the roots of their addiction or alcoholism and break free. - Chris Prentiss
He who writes in blood and aphorisms does not want to be read, he wants to be learned by heart. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
That man can interrogate as well as observe nature was a lesson slowly learned in his evolution. - Sir William Osler
The best advice comes from the one who has made more mistakes– they have learned great lessons! The one who always got it right has surely not lived through the entire experience. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and there discovered was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. - Oprah Winfrey
Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign. - William Cowper
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. - Shannon L. Alder
When we leave this life, we only get to take two things: the love we received and the lessons we learned. - David W. Earle
Wise people listen to your words. Learned people listen to their interpretation of your words. - Dr. Asoka Jinadasa
In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
What has been seen cannot be unseen, what has been learned cannot be unknown. You cannot change the past, but you can learn from it. You can grow from it. You can be made stronger. You can use that strength to change your life, to change your future. - C.A. Woolf
Art is seldom the result of true genius; rather, it is the product of hard work and skills learned and tenaciously practiced by regular people. - Sally Mann
I learned it was better to tiptoe through life and arrive at death's door safely. - Marquita Burke-DeJesus
The issues are the same. We wanted peace on earth, love, and understanding between everyone around the world. We have learned that change comes slowly.
Old people think young people haven't learned about love. Young people think old people have forgotten about love. - Isaac Asimov
When you have learned to love and control yourself, then you become the master of yourself. - Debasish Mridha
People with evil ideas will think and do as they have learned, but those people with good ideas have the responsibility to show them the way of love, way of truth, and the way of peace. - Debasish Mridha
Being a novice is safe. When you are learning how to do something, you do not have to worry about whether or not you are good at it. But when you have done something, have learned how to do it, you are not safe any more. Being an expert opens you up to judgement. - Helen Macdonald
Habits - the only reason they persist is that they are offering some satisfaction. You allow them to persist by not seeking any other, better form of satisfying the same needs. Every habit, good or bad, is acquired and learned in the same way - by finding that it is a means of satisfaction.
We have achieved two of the three alchemists' dreams: We have transmuted the elements and learned to fly. Immortality is next. - Max More
Having to explain to a child of today, who has learned to swipe before they can speak, that certain aspects of a person’s life must remain private for the preservation of one’s sanity is almost frivolous. - Aysha Taryam
But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try. - Chris Colfer
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
A thing is never learned until we master it. - Debasish Mridha
If there's one thing I've learned, it is to never give up--no matter what your circumstances are. Giving up doesn't solve anything. - Millicent Ashby
In spite of our proud domination of nature, we are still her victims, for we have not even learned to control our nature. - C.G. Jung
All that I've learned, I've forgotten. The little that I still know, I've guessed. - Nicolas Chamfort
I have learned that when you make big decisions, life says, 'Fuck you. This is what you actually have in store. - Chris Pine
Maybe there’s a God aboveBut all I’ve ever learned from loveWas how to shoot at someone who outdrew youIt’s not a cry you can hear at nightIt’s not somebody who has seen the lightIt’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
The major work of the world is not done by geniuses. It is done by ordinary people, with balance in their lives, who have learned to work in an extraordinary manner. - Gordon B. Hinckley
If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run - and often in the short one - the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative. - Arthur C. Clarke
I've learned two things in my life. One that love is the beginning and end of all meaning. And two that it is the same thing whatever shape our souls have taken on this journey. Love is love. Is love. - Clive Barker
Everyone had learned that it was worth giving up privacy for the merest possibility of fame, and the idea that only a private self was truly autonomous and free had be lost in the static of the airwaves. - Salman Rushdie
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained - Walt Disney Company
Nothing important can be taught, only learned.
You were never born to make money. You were born to enjoy life and be happy. Instead you learned to make money and forgot how to be happy. - Debasish Mridha
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
The only person who is spiritually smart is the one who has learned how to learn, unlearn, and change directions instantly, and start all over again, if your soul calls for it. - Michelle Casto
I started out of course with Hemingway when I learned how to write. Until I realized Hemingway doesn't have a sense of humor. He never has anything funny in his stories. - Elmore Leonard
If I've learned one thing about a woman: they'll get over every damn single tragedy without losing the charm of their smile. - Sarvesh Jain
Your past is where you learned the lesson. Now is when you get to apply it. - Karen Salmansohn
All of these people had character. None of them thought they were special people, born with the right to win. They were people who worked hard, who learned how to keep their focus under pressure, and who stretched beyond their ordinary abilities when they had to. - Carol S. Dweck
No REGRETS. Just LESSONS learned, BLESSINGS recognized and HUMOR found. - Tanya Masse
You learned something right? Make it part of your life right away! You heard something clever? Internalize it instantly! You heard something beautiful? Add it to your life philosophy at once! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Your frequency is what you frequently see. Pay attention to synchronicity as there are valuable lessons to be learned in the repetition of your reality. - Jennifer Sodini
Anyway, there is one thing I have learned and that is not to dress uncomfortably, in styles which hurt: winklepicker shoes that cripple your feet and tight pants that squash your balls. Indian clothes are better. - George Harrison
The Sufis,' runs the saying, 'understand with their hearts what the most learned scholars cannot understand with their minds - Idries Shah
The world is a classroom - life is the teacher and the subjects are learned everyday from the successes, failures, changes twists, turns, surprises and contradictions - some brought about through choices and others pre-ordained by destiny. - Eugenie Laverne Mitchell
Till a man can judge whether they be truths or not, his understanding is but little improved, and thus men of much reading, though greatly learned, but may be little knowing. - John Locke
I drank to drown my pain, but the damned pain learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good behavior. - Frida Kahlo
The value of any education cannot be found in a test score. Education’s value is fully realized only after what is learned becomes useful to the learner. - Leif Kurth
What I learned from the flowers: to live effortlessly. - Marty Rubin
I have known sorrow and learned to aid the wretched. - Virgil
All last year we tried to teach him English, and the only word he learned was million.
It was the first time I was ever in love, and I learned a lot. Before that I'd never even thought about killing myself. - Steven Wright
It’s misleading or deceptive in a way that such skills are learned like any other simple practice, sincere investment over time. Yes, like small steps, one at a time, to cross the bridge. Just a single step today. - Darrell Calkins
I've learned that if someone threatens my peace of mind, self-respect, or self-worth... I must walk away. I owe it to myself... I owe it to my future. - Steve Maraboli
The act of praying is the very highest energy of which the human mind is capable; praying, that is, with the total concentration of the faculties. The great mass of worldly men and of learned men are absolutely incapable of prayer. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When you make a mistake, understand it not as a mistake but as a lesson. This however, is if and only if you have learned something from it. - HENRY E. REYNOSO
Learning, learned people knew, was a multilingual enterprise ["Absolute English," Aeon, February 4, 2015]. - Michael Gordin
A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it. - Barbra Streisand
But if they had learned anything together, it was that wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good - Gabriel García Márquez
I have learned many things in this life:) - lizthewiz
Imperfection doesn’t disqualify you from helping others -- it makes you more qualified to give advice in the area you learned from. - Adam Smith
The world is a classroom - life is the teacher and the subjects are learned everyday from the successes, failures, changes, twists, turns, surprises and contradictions - some brought about through choices and others pre-ordained by destiny. - Eugenie Laverne Mitchell
I do believe that characters in novels belong to their writers and their readers pretty equally. I've learned a lot of things about the characters I write from people who read about them. Readers expand them in ways I don't think of and take them to places I can't go. - Ann Brashares
Bend the rules only if you have learned them; break the rules only if you have mastered them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
As someone who grew up in the Bronx, I certainly learned my share of four-letter words, but none are more powerful than nice. - Linda Kaplan Thaler
I learned to walk as a baby and I haven't had a lesson since. - Marilyn Monroe
I've learned that all a person has in life is family and friends. If you lose those, you have nothing, so friends are to be treasured more than anything else in the world. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
I have learned, in whatever state I am ,therewith to be content.
I've learned from experience that if you work harder at it, and apply more energy and time to it, and more consistency, you get a better result. It comes from the work. - Louis C.K.
People think that success is the key to happiness ,what I have learned is it's actually other way around - Robin Dabhi
Believing isn't a choice... belief is an involuntary response to something you've learned or experienced. - Neil Carter
Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely. - Hesketh Pearson
Waiting with hope is very difficult, but true patience is expressed when we must even wait for hope. I will have reached the point of greatest strength once I have learned to wait for hope." - George Matheson
In a time where everyone is searching for success, it's easy for other so called entrepreneurs to live off them because they haven't learned patience when it comes to money. - James Jean-Pierre
I grew up in libraries, and I hope I've learned never to take them for granted. A thriving library is the heart of its community, providing access to information and educational opportunities, bringing people together, leveling the playing field, and archiving our history. - Josie Brown
One of the things I learned about writing a memoir is you can’t drag the reader through everything. Every human life is worth 20 memoirs. - Andre Dubus III
I am ashamed to say this, but as a child, neither my parents not my teachers pushed me to read. In fact, I did not read an entire book through until I was a grown man and had learned the awesome power of reading on my own. - Daniel Whyte III
.. at a certain age we learned to see right through it, and that age is now. - Anna Quindlen
If my decision is wrong, at least I will have learned something new. There is always next time. - Sylvan Clarke
I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution. - Wernher von Braun
I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.. - Henry David Thoreau
A witch is wise. She has earned her wisdom. She has learned to love her shadows and has grown more beautiful because of it. She has proven she can stand comfortably within her powers. She has become the true embodiment of a witch. - Dacha Avelin
When you leave a port, ask yourself two questions: What mark you have made on that port and what have you learned from that port? - Mehmet Murat ildan
I have learned that only the dead have a steady state of mind. - Abeer Allan
You have not lost if you have learned one new lesson.You have not lost if you have helped one new person.You have not lost if you have overcome one new obstacle. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You cannot lose if you have learned one new lesson.You cannot lose if you have helped one new person.You cannot lose if you have overcome one new obstacle. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I learned to write by reading the kind of books I wished I'd written. - Barbara Kingsolver
I am terrified of restrictive religious doctrine, having learned from history that when men who adhere to any form of it are in control, common men like me are in peril. [The World Is My Home (1991)] - James A. Michener
Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human. At best, he is a tolerable subhuman who has learned to wear his shoes, bathe, and not make messes in the house. - Robert A. Heinlein
It could have been so beautiful.The way I learned and got free and swore to never love another person ever againand it could have been so beautiful,the way I actually did. - Charlotte Eriksson
No one can believe how powerful prayer is and what it can effect, except those who have learned it by experience. Whenever I have prayed earnestly, I have been heard and have obtained more than I prayed for. God sometimes delays, but He always comes. - Martin Luther
Peace and blessings manifest with every lesson learned - and if your knowledge were your wealth then it would be well earned.
When I was on "StarSearch", one of the producers told the other contestants, "She'll never be famous; she's too tough, she's too New York, and she's too heavy." And I remember thinking, "Gosh, he's gonna feel like a jerk when I'm famous. Through the negativity I learned to hear myself quite loudly. - Rosie O'Donnell
It is not possible to express the most precious insights, To see all that craves to be seen, To visit even the closest neighbors in the universe, To learn all that needs to be learned, To live without dying, And I am sad about it.But I livedAnd I am happy about that. - Dejan Stojanovic
A universal truth that most mature women have learned, often the hard way.... When choosing a mate, keep in mind, only nature has the ability to turn sand into pearls. If the relationship isn't happy, healthy, or working, move on... unless of course you prefer sand. - K.E. Garvey
And on the days I couldn't breathe, I learned to paint air. - Jenim Dibie
Behavior speaks... I need not listen to someone's apology; I'll watch for it. I've learned not to let someone's words blind me from their behavior. - Steve Maraboli
The missing link between humans and apes? It's certainly those brutes who haven't yet learned to respect privacy. - Raheel Farooq
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest. - Henry Miller
Learned and sociological accepted lines, boundaries, internal perimeters, and partitions diminish the creative space within our minds that's poised and ready. - Ben Abix
I’ve made many mistakes, but I’ve learned from them. - Auliq Ice
I learned the first rule of repentance: that repentance requires greater intimacy with God than with our sin. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
Recovered. Had my personality crossed over that border, whatever and wherever it was, to resume life within the confines of normal? Had I stopped arguing with my personality and learned to straddle the line between sane and insane? - Susanna Kaysen
(K)ids are savages who haven't learned to lie to themselves yet. - Brendan McGinley
I love it," I say. "So I learned it." It's an explanation that leaves a lot out. But I learned a long time ago that people don't really want explanations. - Jael McHenry
True genius is always inborn and never cultivated, let alone learned. - Adolf Hitler
I have learned that if you have something to say, say it regardless, no matter what the outcome is, it will serve you, eventually. - Abeer Allan
Interviewer: "What's the best thing you've learned on Idol?": "Double-tie your shoelaces. - Dalton Rapattoni
I have learned to read the papers calmly and not to hate the fools I read about. - Edmund Wilson
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. - Martha Washington
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; Yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Don't trust children with edge tools. Don't trust man, great God, with more power than he has until he has learned to use that little better. What a hell we should make of the world if we could do what we would! - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have been waiting for many lifetimes to recognize that I am worthy and in one brief conversation I learned that I am simply because I was born. Worthiness is not earned, it is given as a result of birth. - Monika Zands
I've learned through experience that faith moves mountains, hope moves choices, and, more importantly, that love moves you a step closer to God. - Maribel C. Pagan
I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more. - C.S. Lewis
I learned from Jurassic Park that just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should. - Christopher C. Starr
I have learned that when sadness comes to visit me, all I can do is say I see you. I spend some time with it, get up, and say goodbye.I don’t push it away, I own it. And because I own it, I let it go. - Carolina Zacaria
The only people capable of handling success are those who have learned to handle failures w/o taking their eyes off the prize. - Orrin Woodward
The first thing I ever learned in roller derby is to fall, and in the author world I believe that same rule applies. - Elizabeth J. Kolodziej
I’d learned early on that the best way to accomplish anything was to grit your teeth and fight your way through it with the best grace you could muster… - Kristina Douglas
All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Remember the Dick-and-Jane books and the first word you learned--the biggest word of all--look. - Robert Fulghum
Rewriting the negative beliefs you have learned is the essence of becoming the director of your life. - Deborah Day
The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God's plan seems like it doesn't make sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us. - Allyson Felix
There are two kinds of people:those who learned to love and those who didn't. - Debasish Mridha
What I have learned in this life is you can never be ashamed of where you come from. - Tyler Perry
The universe conspires to steer one in the direction where one can flourish. Bad or good the experience will be a lesson and a lesson learned is fortune measured by wisdom gained. - Sal Martinez
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what we gain but what we save that makes us rich; not what we read but remember that makes us learned; and not what we profess but what we practice that gives us integrity.
Our lives teach us who we are." I have learned the hard way that when you permit anyone else's description of reality to supplant your own ... then you might as well be dead. - Salman Rushdie
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who has never learned to walk. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
And He watched over me before I knew Him and before I learned sense or even distinguished between good and evil. - St. Patrick
Mistakes should be examined, learned from, and discarded; not dwelled upon and stored. - Tim Fargo
Witchcraft to the ignorant, .... Simple science to the learned. - Leigh Brackett
Only a very few can be learned, but all can be Christian, all can be devout, and I shall boldly add all can be theologians. - Desiderius Erasmus
If you cannot teach others what you have learned, then you have learned nothing. - Balan Gothandaraman
When you pursue your goals with passion, you will attract people who love you; but you’ll also attract haters. I’m okay with that; I welcome it. I don’t want to live life as a spectator. I’ve learned that if no one is cheering you on and/or booing you; it means you're not in the game. - Steve Maraboli
If you've gone through pain now, learned your lesson, chances are, you'll probably experience MINOR pain later in life. If you haven't witnessed any pain now, you might suffer greatly later in life. In the end, everyone is equal. - Amrita Ramanathan
I learned over the years never to correct a fool or he will hate you; correct a wise man, and he will appreciate you. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
Writing can be taught or learned in the vacuum. We must say to students in every area of knowledge: "This is a how other people have written about this subject. Read it; study it; think about it. You can do it too. - William Zinsser
I've learned a lot this year...I've learned that some people will wrong you, forgive them anyway.I've learned that things might not work out as you thought they should, do them anyway.But what struck me the most isno matter how good or bad things are, life goes on, so live it anyway. - Zane Baker
I've learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart. - Alice Walker
Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy. At least you will, by such conduct, stand the be. - Benjamin Franklin
A learned person underrates own intelligence & overvalues others importance, so remains in public largely shy; the foolish people overrates own importance & undervalues others intelligence, so often publicly lie. - Anuj Somany
In that instant he learned what jealousy was. He wanted to know the name of every other man she had ever looked at, whether they had touched her- and most especially where to find these men so that he could kill them.
Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it. - Ray Bradbury
I’ve learned that you cannot fulfill your destiny if you’re not being yourself; you can’t fulfill your destiny, trying to be somebody else. We are created unique not so that we can fit in, but so that we can stand out. - Jeanette Coron
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. - Lord Chesterfield
Lesson learned - in doing business, do not COMPETE but be COMPETITIVE. - Diana Valerio
He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.
Some selfish people rise because some kind people haven't learned the art of saying no to them. - Sanhita Baruah
From all I learned about life, you can’t lose yourself in others to discover yourself. You will get lost forever. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
One thing I’ve learned about art is that, it’s not perfect. It doesn’t have to be a flawless masterpiece. I’m not perfect, we’re not perfect… but right here, right now… is perfect. It’s a masterpiece. - Jac Prescott
I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. - Rosa Parks
From all that I saw, and everywhere I wandered, I learned that time cannot be spent. It can only be squandered. - Roman Payne
My father taught me that you can you read a hundred books on wisdom and write a hundred books on wisdom, but unless you apply what you learned then its only words on a page. Life is not lived with intentions, but action. - Shannon L. Alder
There was one thing the experience had taught him. He said he'd learned that when millions of people, a whole political system, countless numbers of citizens who believed in God, said they were going to kill you - just listen to them. - Terry Hayes
Our experience is coloured through and through by books and plays and the cinema, and it takes patience and skill to disentangle the things we have really learned from life for ourselves. - C.S. Lewis
Acquiring knowledge doesn't bring power into your life, until you apply what you have learned. - Shannon L. Alder
One day My father taught me a ‎lesson "never compete with someone who sold the world for his ‎dream"... I have learned the lesson and decided to be this one so, no one can compete with me. - Ahmed El Sokkary
I do not judge a person by their mistakes nor their failures. I judge a person by what they have learned. Because it's those failures that they learn from. A person who has never made a mistake nor failed at anything has never learned. By - Bonnie Zackson Koury
What I learned in Rwanda was that God is not absent when great evil is unleashed. Whether that evil is man-made or helped along by darker forces, God is right there, saving those who respond to His urgings and trying to heal the rest. - James Riordan
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. - B. F. Skinner
Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes and I am left the same. The more things change the more I am the same. I am what I started with, and when it is all over I will be all that is left of me. - Hugh Prather
A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance. - George Bernard Shaw
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. - Robert Frost
I've Learned To Accept that one is never as great or terrible as they are made to feel, and the truth lies somewhere in between. - K.J. Kilton
One thing I've learned in life is that I can speak for myself, that I can fight my own battles. I don't like anyone telling me how I'm supposed to feel or think or what I'm supposed to say. - Hope Solo
Most people, if they had really learned to look into their own hearts, would know that they do want, and want acutely, something that cannot be had in this world. There are all sorts of things in this world that offer to give it to you, but they never quite keep their promise. - C.S. Lewis
War is unlike life. It's a denial of everything you learn life is. And that's why when you get finished with it, you see that if offers no lessons that can't be bettered learned in civilian life. You are exposed to horrors you would sooner forget. - Robert Graff
She had learned the self-deprecating ways of the woman who does not want to be thought hard and grasping, but her artifices could not always cover the nakedness of her need to excel. - Faith Sullivan
I learned not to fear infinity,The far field, the windy cliffs of forever,The dying of time in the white light of tomorrow,The wheel turning away from itself,The sprawl of the wave,The on-coming water. - Theodore Roethke
In the process of my evolution, I became a victim of domestic war, an emotional casualty for a major portion of my life, entwined, entrapped and emotionally involved, until I learned how to become free. Torn From the Inside Out - Sara Niles
All I have learned, I learned from books. - Abraham Lincoln
I learned a world from each / one whom I loved - Allen Ginsberg
Cops, I've learned, are like vampires; they can't come in unless you invite them. - Jessica Warman
you have learned, and you claim that you know, and yet you live like an ignorant. - Nurudeen Ushawu
Once you've learned to study in a bathing suit on the grass with muscled men throwing frisbees over your head, you can accomplish almost anything. - Susan Rice
One dictum I had learned on the battlefields of France in a far distant war: You cannot save the world, but you might save the man in front of you, if you work fast enough. - Diana Gabaldon
Marriage is like a three-speed gearbox affection, friendship, love. It is not advisable to crash your gears and go right through to love straightaway. You need to ease your way through. The basis of love is respect, and that needs to be learned from affection and friendship. - Peter Ustinov
All true leaders have learned to say no to the good in order to say yes to the best. - John Maxwell
What I’ve learned is there’s a scientifically proven phenomenon that’s attached to gratitude, and that if you consciously take note of what is good in your life, quantifiable benefits happen. - Deborah Norville
Guarding your heart and protecting your dignity are a little bit more important than clarifying the emotions of someone who's only texting you back three words. I've learned that from trying to figure out people who don't deserve to be figured out. - Taylor Swift
I've learned it does not do well to dwell on the past. You cannot change it. you can revisit it, you can remember it, but it simply will not change! - Kim Yannayon
Well, you can fairly claim the day hasn't been wasted,' owned Cadfael generously, 'if something's been learned. - Ellis Peters
Chimpanzees have given me so much. The long hours spent with them in the forest have enriched my life beyond measure. What I have learned from them has shaped my understanding of human behavior, of our place in nature. - Jane Goodall
I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart. - Alice Walker
It is sad, people what to control others. But they have not learned to know their soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge. - Igor Stravinsky
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong. - Leo Rosten
If I have learned one thing from experience, it is this: never underestimate how extraordinarily difficult it is to understand a situation from another person's point of view. - Eleanor Catton
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only. - Samuel Smiles
I've learned to take "no" as a vitamin.
Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future. - Dale E. Turner
Prejudice is learned. What will you teach others through your actions and words? - DaShanne Stokes
I have learned that what I have not drawn I have never really seen, and that when I start drawing an ordinary thing, I realize how extraordinary it is, sheer miracle. - Frederick Frank
Such laboured' nothings in so strange a style amaze the un-learned and make the learned smile. - Alexander Pope
To understand women who look both ways requires hearing their stories, not just noting the sex of their current partner. And when you listen closely, it's apparent these women have learned something crucial in these relationships. - Jennifer Baumgardner
I've learned to stay the course. There are no shortcuts. No detours. They take you further away from your goal. - irene fantopoulos
I've learned .... That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere. - Andy Rooney
I have learned to love that which is meant to harm me, so that I can stand in the way of those who are less strong. I can take the bullets for those who aren't able to. - Margaret Cho
Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it. - Yves Saint-Laurent
If I am darkness, then I have learned it backwards. Darkness must be in the right, and you my dear, along with nearly all others, have been blindly wandering within the light of the wrong. - Arashi
Everything I have learned has not come from books, it has come experientially over time under pressure walking with Christ".~ [2012] - R. Alan Woods
I have learned to have pride in what I do. - Harley King
It was in Spain that [my generation] learned that one can be right and yet be beaten, that force can vanquish spirit, that there are times when courage is not its own recompense. It is this, doubtless, which explains why so many, the world over, feel the Spanish drama as a personal tragedy. - Albert Camus
Confidence is a life ingredient that is essential to success and wholeness. It is perhaps the single most important trait that enables seemingly average people to do and become all that they can. And the good news is it can be learned. No one has to suffer a lifetime of low confidence. - Steve Goodier
Sigmund Freud once said, "What do women want?" The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that. - Bill Cosby
I learned long ago never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it. - Cyrus Ching
Education does not take place when you learn something you did not know before. Education is your ability to use what you have learned to be better today than you were yesterday. - Iyanla Vanzant
I have learned that the harder you fall…the higher you bounce! - John Paul Warren
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. - Al Franken
As I get older, I've learned to listen to people rather than accuse them of things. - Po Bronson
Men are private. This I have learned. They are whole continents of privacy; you can only go to the borders; you can look in but you cannot enter. - Niall Williams
I've learned that from a war ignited by revenge, nothing can be born, but sorrow. - Aladdin - Shinobu Ohtaka
The good man is the teacher of the bad, And the bad is the material from which the good may learn. He who does not value the teacher, Or greatly care for the material, Is greatly deluded although he may be learned. Such is the essential mystery. - Lao-Tzu
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen. - Ernest Hemingway
Self pity becomes your oxygen. But you learned to breathe it without a gasp. So, nobody even notices you're hurting. - Paul Monette
A good marriage is good because one or both of them have learned to overlook the other's faults, to love the other as they are and to not attempt to change them or bring them to repentance. - Debi Pearl
Love must be learned and learned again; There is no end. - Katherine Anne Porter
I have learned that as soon as you introduce controls on human behavior, you lose the game, particularly when those controls are at odds with the work. - John Seddon
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. - Nelson Mandela
It is said with truth that every building is constructed stone by stone, and the same may be said of knowledge, extracted and compiled by many learned men, each of whom builds upon the works of those who proceeded him. - George R.R. Martin
My mind is the only sanctuary that has not been stolen from me. Men have tried to breach it before, but I've learned to defend it vigorously, for I am only safe with my innermost thoughts. - Christopher Paolini
Do you remember when we learned how to fly? We'd play make-believe, we were young and had time on our side - Paradise Fears
Past is aipsom if you learned from the past. - Debasish Mridha
He had learned over the years that poor people did not feel so poor when allowed to give occasionally. - Lawana Blackwell
I walked a mile with Pleasure;She chatted all the way;But left me none the wiserFor all she had to say.I walked a mile with Sorrow;And ne’er a word said she;But, oh! The things I learned from her,When Sorrow walked with me. - Robert Browning Hamilton
Love is a combination of virtues. The amount you receive from someone is based on the percentage of those virtues learned and applied. Unhappiness in a relationship is not a lack of love, but a lack of virtues in the percentages your significant other needs. - Shannon L. Alder
A winner knows how much he still has to learn, even when he is considered an expert by others; a loser wants to be considered an expert by others before he has learned enough to know how little he knows. - Sydney J. Harris
Stress the right of the individual to select only what he desires to know, to use any knowledge as he wishes, that he himself owns what he has learned. - L. Ron Hubbard
I doubt I'm any wiser than I was five hundred years back. I'm older. I've been up, and been down, and been up again. Have I learned aught? I've learned from my mistakes, but I've had more time to commit more mistakes. - Gaiman, Neil
When I stopped trying to block my sadness and let it move me instead, it led me to a bridge with people on the other side. I learned that sadness does not sink a person; it is the energy a person spends trying to avoid sadness that does that. - Barbara Brown Taylor
It seemed weird calling a teenager 'sir' but I'd learned to be careful with immortals. They tended to get offended easily. Then, they blew stuff up. - Rick Riordan
The attempt to develop a sense of humor and to see things in a humorous light is some kind of a trick learned while mastering the art of living. - Viktor E. Frankl
I have learned to have more trust in the scientist than he does in himself. - David Sarnoff
I learned from a very young age that if I persued the things that truly excited me, that they would reward in more important ways, like happiness. - Brandon Boyd
I have realized that the world and its people will never be perfect; and thus, I have grown wiser. I have learned that every aspect of life owns an injustice. I have seen that every human soul is laudable. Thus, you have the power to be enlightened. - Kylee Carrier
In a world where very few people care if you live or die, there is a light that shines in the distance. It has a name that they call hope and it carries with it people that never stop caring. They learned long ago that extending mercy was not a choice, but a place where God lives. - Shannon L. Alder
I have never learned to hate. Don't let my first lesson come from you. - Susan Carroll
[B]ecause the second time I ever saw you I learned what I had read in books but I never had actually believed: that love and suffering are the same thing and that the value of love is the sum of what you have to pay for it and anytime you get it cheap you have cheated yourself. - William Faulkner
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong. - Russell Baker
I have learned that the less I pay attention, the more often I am pleasantly suprised.
It's a very old idea that patience leads to skills, of course - but it seems urgent now that we go further than this and think about patience itself as the skill to be learned. - Jennifer L. Roberts
For every setback, do not get discouraged. Rejoice because you learned more than you expected. - Debasish Mridha
Here's what I've learned about dogs: They're a lot like pretty girls. Having one or two around makes everything more fun, but when you get a whole bunch together, it turns into one big power struggle. - Scott Westerfeld
Some things I never learned to like. I didn't like to kiss babies, though I didn't mind kissing their mothers. - Pierre Trudeau
Patience is learned through waiting - E'yen A. Gardner
I've learned that it doesn't matter how your husband squeezes the toothpaste, the important thing is how he squeezes you. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
i move on feeling and have learned to distrust those who don't. - Nikki Giovanni
When you point to the moon, what do you see in front of your finger; Your task is to feel, not to think, when you can understand that the lesson will be learned. - Bruce Lee
What I've learned about writing is that sometimes less is more, while often more is grander. And both are true. - Richelle E. Goodrich
If you hold onto a man hoping someone else won't get them you have learned how to be desperate, not wise. - Shannon L. Alder
I Have Learned Why People Work So Hard To Succeed: It Is Because They Envy The Things Their Neighbors Have. But It Is Useless. It Is Like Chasing The Wind....It Is Better To Have Only A Little, With Peace Of Mind, Than Be Busy All The Time With Both Hands, Trying To Catch The Wind - Anonymous
Once people learned how to believe in something, that skill started spilling over to other parts of their lives, until they started believing they could change. Belief was the ingredient that made a reworked habit loop into a permanent behavior. - Charles Duhigg
If you have learned to be good by yourself you will always be. - M.F. Moonzajer
Having faith often means doing what others see as crazy. Something is wrong when our lives make sense to unbelievers.and also my friend i learned this To believers, the bible is a holy book, to unbelievers like u it is a story book. - Sean Davz
Life is a series of lessons in which there is never enough learned. - Diamond Ryan
Goths do not hate the world. They just learned to accept the world that refuses to understand them. - enna snow
Focussing on Karma than on the lessons needed to be learned is setting a trap for "what goes around comes around." Never wish for others what you will not wish for yourself. Do to others as you want done to you. That's what love is about! - Kemi Sogunle
By walking on the path of unhappiness you can learn the things that can never be learned on the path of happiness! He who knows well only the light is very poor; he who knows well the darkness besides the light is very rich! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You may have learned from your mother or any other hunted woman. Smiling at devils is a useful learned thing. Swallowing discomfort down in spades. Holding it tight in your belly. Ageing on the inside only. Keeping it forever sexy. - Yrsa Daley-Ward
They dispute not in order to find or even to seek Truth, but for victory, and to appear the more learned and strenuous upholders of a contrary opinion. Such persons should be avoided by all who have not a good breastplate of patience. - Giordano Bruno
living eulogy.she danced.she sang. she took.she gave.she loved.she created.she dissented. she enlivened.she saw. she grew. she sweated.she changed.she learned. she laughed.she shed her skin.she bled on the pages of her days,she walked through walls,she lived with intention. - Mary Anne Radmacher
Who are the learned? Those who practice what they know - Anonymous
Much of what I learned about forgiveness I learned by inhabiting the lives of my characters. Even villains act with reasonable intent. Mercy is easier with understanding. Still, it helps that on paper I can kill them off. - Joyce Rachelle
We can only teach what we have learned. - Sandesh Hukpachongbang
As you have seen the treachery of love because of me, I have seen my cruelty because of you. But you learned mercy from me, and from you I learned resilience. As you came to understand me enough to know the value I placed on selfless love, I understand your nature better. - D. Morgenstern
He had allowed the advertisers to multiply his wants; he had learned to equate happiness with possessions, and prosperity with money to spend in a shop. - Aldous Huxley
What it takes to do a job will not be learned from management courses. It is principally a matter of experience, the proper attitude, and common sense none of which can be taught in a classroom... Human experience shows that people, not organizations or management systems, get things done. - Hyman G. Rickover
Only a few have learned to savor the significance of solitude. Those who can glory in being alone on occasion are the saint or poet or explorer. - William P. Barker
R.I.P. A careless abbreviation of _requiescat in pace_, attesting to indolent goodwill to the dead. According to the learned Dr. Drigge, however, the letters originally meant nothing more than _reductus in pulvis_. - Ambrose Bierce
And what I learned is this: there are places in the world war one feels new, young, and alive again. - Suzanne Joinson
If I'd learned nothing else in my twenty-seven years on this planet, I'd learned that when someone gives you something totally unexpected and undeserved, you don't ask questions. - Jill D. Block
Storytelling is a gift, but writing is a learned art. - Beem Weeks
Don’t let circumstances hold you down; You were born to be free. Sometimes it’s not the hard work that pays but what you’ve learned from it. Be happy! Be yourself, be free. - Ane Krstevska
I must admit, that I have learned more from my negative experiences than I have ever learned from my positive one. - John Paul Warren
The little child learns to speak, though it has no learned teachers - because it lives with those who know how to speak. - Zhuangzi
Through the passage of my life I have learned that the power of positive association is so much stronger than any amount of negativity in the world. No matter how dark it is, a tiny beam of light is all it takes to kill the darkest of darkness. - Asma Naqi
The pain you endure today will lead to a better tomorrow. Don't dwell so much on the pain but focus on the lessons learned. There in lies your strength to rise above all odds. Your best is yet to come. - Kemi Sogunle
One's past can't be erased, it can only be learned from, the child taught her. - H. L. Balcomb
Any person that has LEARNED the use of his subconscious powers is in HEAVEN already, But any person that has UNLEARNED the use of his subconscious powers is already in HADES. - Auliq-Ice
I have learned that to be with those I like is enough - Walt Whitman
You leave home, I have learned, counting the trip day by day. If you ever get to return, you count the trip miracle by miracle. - Gregory Maguire
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back. - Maya Angelou
When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
Through the passage of my life I have learned, that the power of positive association is so much stronger than any amount of negativity in the world. No matter how dark it is, a tiny beam of light is all it takes to kill the darkest of darkness. - Asma Naqi
One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike -- and yet it is the most precious thing we have. - Albert Einstein
Inner guidance is heard like soft music in the night by those who have learned to listen. - Vernon Howard
Once she had thought that she might discover some key to her mother if only she could get her likeness right, but she has since learned that the mysteries of another person only deepen, the longer one looks. - Debra Dean
When considering a candidate for office, almost right up until they enter the polling booth and sometimes even in the booth itself, most voters rely more on what they see and hear themselves in real time than on facts, history, logic, or learned experience. - Quin Hillyer
In the depth of winter, I learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
Mistakes are a part of being human. Precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. - Al Franken
While you can't hold on to everything forever, you're a fool if you sell back your college books at semester's end: have you learned nothing of this life? - Ander Monson
When a man has learned how to remain alone with his suffering, how to overcome his longing to flee, then he has little left to learn. - Albert Camus
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it. - Samuel Butler
Failures and mistakes are lessons to be learned from. They are opportunities for growth. - Avis J. Williams
You go to school everyday. Folks who think they've learned everything they need to know are usually dumber than chickens. - Jodi Thomas
I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly - Peter Cook
I've learned that you can't have everything and do everything at the same time. - Oprah Winfrey
I had learned that every patient has the right to hope, despite long odds, and it was my role to help nurture that hope. - Jerome Groopman
You broke me bodily.The heart ain't the half of it,And I'll never learn to laugh at itIn my good natured way.In fact, I'm laughing less in general,But I learned a lot at my own funeral.And I knew you'd be the death of me,So I guess that's the price I pay. - Ani DiFranco
I live within my daydreams and nightmares; through that, I have learned to create, and I never cease from doing so. - Shannon A. Thompson
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live - Lin Yutang
I learned an important lesson in the art of debate. Present your argument clearly, arm yourself with cutting wit and of course, bob and weave!
In life, you learned that not all white people are racist, not all black folks are criminals, let's admit it and love one another.. - Werley Nortreus
I've learned that you know your husband still loves you when there are two brownies left and he takes the smaller one. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. - Carl R. Rogers
My earliest poems appear almost skeletal to me now - it seems I've learned to add meat, muscle and a nice suit of clothes. - Wanda Lea Brayton
There are places we fear, places we dream, places whose exiles we became and never learned it until, sometimes, too late. - Thomas Pynchon
Knowing something and acting on it are not the same thing. Knowledge without the application of what has been learned is useless. - Peter James West
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese. - Carl Sagan
I've learned .... That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss. - Andy Rooney
If I believe the same things today I did yesterday I've learned nothing. - A.E. van Vogt
I have learned that the first step to letting go is to accept the facts. - Abeer Allan
I’ve learned one thing-people who know the least anyways seem to know it the loudest. - Al Capp
I've learned that just because I don't know how to break up with someone, doesn't mean they were worth keeping. - Steve Maraboli
remember 's First Rule of Writers and Agents, learned by bitter personal experience: You don't need one until you're making enough for someone to steal ... and if you're making that much, you'll be able to take your pick of good agents. - Stephen King
I am a violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence. - John Lennon
. . .in your light, had I learned to love, here in your beauty, could I speakknowing of this space close withinas the breath held inside a garden rose, there— there is no time. - John Daniel Thieme
When our time is up we can only take with us what we have learned and experienced in our development in creating for ourselves and others."By helping others we help ourselves - Harmon Okinyo
My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself. - George Bernard Shaw
Its hardness and solidity had been an odd kind of comfort. Do not wish for anything. Be and endure. The Old African had learned that enduring was power too, and just as he had been drawn to the boulder, so the slaves, after a while, were drawn to him. - Julius Lester
I have nothing against youI just learned not to trust youI know its a trial and errorBut shit, I thought I'm a solver - Mr. Pessimist
These people have learned not from books, but in the fields, in the wood, on the river bank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a glow of crimson behind it at setting, the very trees, and wild herbs. - Anton Chekhov
Gerti didn’t ask for help. Miri swallowed and tried to calm her quavering voice. It was my fault. So it was. Now you all have learned that those who speak out of turn choose punishment for themselves and anyone they speak to. So if I speak to you, Tutor Olana, will you get the lashes? - Shannon Hale
I learned that a great leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do and like it. - Harry S Truman
Had he learned nothing from all those years of teaching Hawthorne? Through story after story he’d led his boys to consider the folly of obsession with purity its roots sunk deep in pride, flowering condemnation and violence against others and self. - Tobias Wolff
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. - Muhammad Ali
Think about it. Every time you fail at a task you've actually learned something new. The question is "what? - Iimani David
No great manager or leader ever fell from heaven, its learned not inherited. - Tom Northup
For those who have learned what suffering is early on, you have prepared ahead of the pack so that you can take care of the pack. - Donna Lynn Hope
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. - Gautama Buddha
What holds the world together, as I have learned from bitter experience, is sexual intercourse. - Henry Miller
In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. - Eric Hoffer
Lesson learned from nature cannot be taught by teacher. - Kishore Bansal
But I've grown thoughtful now. And you have lost Your early-morning freshness of surprise At being so utterly mine: you've learned to fear The gloomy, stricken places in my soul, And the occasional ghosts that haunt my gaze. - Siegfried Sassoon
The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children. - Mahatma Gandhi
Fate never promises to tell you everything up front. You aren't always shown the path in life you're supposed to take. But if there was one thing she'd learned in the past few weeks, it was that sometimes, when you're really lucky, you meet someone with a map. - Sarah Addison Allen
Prayers and love are learned in the hour when prayer has become impossible and your heart has turned to stone. - Thomas Mann
It is better to listen to a crow that lives in trees than to a learned man who lives only in ideas. - Kate Horsley
Man has not forgotten to be man because man has not yet learned to be man! You can’t forget the thing you haven’t learned yet! - Mehmet Murat ildan
My dear young cousin, if there's one thing I've learned over the eons, it's that you can't give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it. - Rick Riordan
I have learned that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved, the rest is up to them.
The ability to read becomes devalued when what one has learned to read adds nothing of importance to one's life. - Bruno Bettelheim
They had learned nothing and forgotten nothing. - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
One thing I've learned in all these years is not to make love when you really don't feel it; there's probably nothing worse you can do to yourself than that. - Norman Mailer
Friendship among men is always part war, something learned from childhood. - Terry Kay
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday. - John Wayne
For every mistake is a lesson and for every lesson learned is victory. - Abdulkadir Abdullahi Mohamed Mirre
And he writhed inside at what seemed the cruelty and unfairness of the demand. He had not yet learned that if you do one good deed your reward usually is to do another and harder and better one. - C.S. Lewis
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. - Lucille Ball
have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you? - Walt Whitman
A long time ago I learned that an atheist and a believer trying to have a discussion about God and religion is like shooting the breeze and having it shoot back. - T. K. Decker
The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust. - Henry L. Stimson
If I were to measure my successes by the mistakes that I have made & only focus on the lessons that were learned along the way, then that in itself overall, would be a positive step in the right direction. - Christine Upton
The real you suffocates under the layers of your learned identity. Uncover the layers so you can truly breathe again from the true center. Being aware of your infinite potential and access awakens the Master with the Master Key within. You have always been settled in oneness with All. - Franklin Gillette
I've learned life is a lot like surfing. When you get caught in the impact zone, you need to get right back up, because you never know what's over the next wave......and if you have faith, anything is possible, anything at all. - Soul Surfer
I learned what research was all about as a research student [with] Stoppani ... Max Perutz, and ... Fred Sanger... From them, I always received an unspoken message which in my imagination I translated as 'Do good experiments, and don’t worry about the rest. - César Milstein
It is no profit to have learned well, if you neglect to do well. - Publilius Syrus
From the totalitarian point of view, history is something to be created rather than learned. - George Orwell
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