Proverbs and quotes about Testing and Learning

Posted by Albert Gareev on Feb 10, 2008 | Categories: 2. TestingProverbs and quotes

Proverbs and quotes

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
Clay P. Bedford

Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study.  Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life. 
Henry L. Doherty

Learning is like rowing upstream:  not to advance is to drop back. 
Chinese Proverb

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. 
Chinese Proverb

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study. 
Chinese Proverb

Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. 
Oliver Wendell Holmes

You learn something every day if you pay attention.
Ray LeBlond

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. 
Abbé Dimnet, Art of Thinking, 1928

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. 
Winston Churchill

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live. 
Mortimer Adler

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. 
Henry Ford

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem.  That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily. 
Thomas Szasz

The best of my education has come from the public library… my tuition fee is a bus fare and once in a while, five cents a day for an overdue book.  You don’t need to know very much to start with, if you know the way to the public library.
Lesley Conger

The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn.
Henry S. Haskins

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. 
Pablo Picasso

When you aim for perfection, you discover it’s a moving target. 
George Fisher


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