„I know you'll never stay the same
In time, most of us lose it,
But I'm hoping, just the same,
You'll shine and learn how to use it.“
— Mike Oldfield English musician, multi-instrumentalist 1953
„Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it.“
— Brian Tracy American motivational speaker and writer 1944
„Embrace every challenge you have, every person you meet, every place you visit, every task you succeed at, and especially those at which you fail. You will learn from them all. You'll learn about the world at large and about other people but most important, you'll learn about yourself.“
— Richie Sambora musician, songwriter 1959
— Philip Pullman English author 1946
Context: "Lyra, I'm going to give you something, and you must promise to keep it private. Will you swear to that?" "Yes," Lyra said. He crossed to the desk and took from a drawer a small package wrapped in black velvet. When he unfolded the cloth, Lyra saw something like a large watch or a small clock: a thick disk of gold and crystal. It might have been a compass or something of the sort. "What is it?" she said. "It's an alethiometer. It's one of only six that were ever made. Lyra, I urge you again: keep it private. It would be better if Mrs. Coulter didn't know about it. Your uncle — " "But what does it do?" "It tells you the truth. As for how to read it, you'll have to learn by yourself. Now go — it's getting lighter — hurry back to your room before anyone sees you." The Master and Lyra, in Ch. 4 : The Alethiometer
— Marcus Terentius Varro ancient latin scholar -116 - -27 a.C.
Quintilian Institutio Oratoria Bk. 10, ch. 1, para. 95; translation by H. E. Butler. http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Quintilian/Institutio_Oratoria/10A*.html#1.95
— Margaret Sullavan actress 1909 - 1960
Lawrence J. Quirk, Child of Fate - Margaret Sullavan, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1986, , p. 77.
— John Wooden American basketball coach 1910 - 2010
„I said to myself, 'You're a man from a humble background, what you didn't learn in school, you'll learn now. Catch up.“
— Max Schmeling German boxer 1905 - 2005
On becoming famous. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/fight/peopleevents/p_schmeling.html
„Success in the marketplace increasingly depends on learning, yet most people don't know how to learn.“
— Chris Argyris American business theorist/Professor Emeritus/Harvard Business School/Thought Leader at Monitor Group 1923 - 2013
Chris Argyris (1991, p. 99) as cited in: Greenwood (2000) The Role of Reflection in Managerial Learning. p. xv
„But first I was made to learn music, because music and dance go together. You can sing, but you can’t dance without music...“
— Vyjayanthimala Indian actress, politician & dancer 1936
In "There's no slowing down for Vyjayanthimala."
„There is magic within
There is magic without
Follow me and you'll learn
Just what life's all about.“
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
Context: When the fantasy bells Of the universe ring You can fly through the sky On a dragonfly's wing. There is magic within There is magic without Follow me and you'll learn Just what life's all about.