Learning is a result of listening


“People learn more on their own rather than being force fed.” – Socrates

“The giving of love is an education in itself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Lasting novels don’t come from literature departments. Successful businesses don’t come from business schools. Scientific revolutions don’t come from research universities. Get your education, then get moving. Find the loners tinkering at the edge.” – Naval Ravikant

“Every person with a smartphone and a pair of headphones has access to the kind of education that was once reserved for the sons of aristocracy.” – The Stoic Emperor

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists they become the best they can possibly be.” – Rita Pierson

“They cannot stop me. I will get my education, if it is in the home, school, or anyplace.” – Malala Yousafzai

“If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.” – Confucius

“There is a huge value in learning with instant feedback.” – Anant Agarwal

“At the very core of my relationship to learning is the idea that we should be as organic as possible. We need to cultivate a deeply refined introspective sense, and build our relationship to learning around our nuance of character.” – Joshua Waitzkin

“The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what’s best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you’re banging your head against a brick wall all the time.” – John McEnroe

“You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.” – Jack Ma

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” – Thomas Huxley

“What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenges, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.” – Martina Horner

“The key thing to remember about me is that I’m still a student. I’m still in boot camp.” – Steve Jobs

“Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.” – Alice Miller

“A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.” – Bob Edwards

“I learned how to win by losing and not liking it.” – Tom Watson

“I think my parents gave me a love of learning; from there you set out on your own path.” – Gore Verbinski

“Learning how to work and learning how to fail is important.” – Jamie Moyer

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