„But I am learning that perfection isn't what matters. In fact, it's the very thing that can destroy you if you let it.“

—  Emily Giffin, Something Borrowed

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„… it's not just learning that's important. It's learning what to do with what you learn and learning why you learn things that matters.“

—  Norton Juster American children's writer, academic, and architect 1929

Variante: …it’s not just learning that’s important. It’s learning what to do with what you learn and learning why you learn things that matters.

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„Failing isn't bad when you learn what not to do.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

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„Isn't it a pleasure to study and practice what you have learned?“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 a.C.

The opening of the Analects and thus the first phrase of Chapter I after which the Chinese title of this book is named 學而.
The Analects, Chapter I
Original: (zh_Hant) 學而時習之、不亦說乎。有朋自遠方來、不亦樂乎。人不知而不慍、不亦君子乎。
Contexto: Isn't it a pleasure to study and practice what you have learned? Isn't it also great when friends visit from distant places? If one remains not annoyed when he is not understood by people around him, isn't he a sage?

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„One thing I am convinced more and more is true and that is this: the only way to be truly happy is to make others happy. When you realize that and take advantage of the fact, everything is made perfect.“

—  William Carlos Williams American poet 1883 - 1963

Letter to his mother, written from the University of Pennsylvania (12 February 1904), published in The Selected Letters of William Carlos Williams (1957) edited by John C. Thirlwall, p. 5
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