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A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.
Roy H. Williams
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.
When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Booker T. Washington
Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget.
Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility, knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence, how to live by dying.
The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences.
Henry Ward Beecher
Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
James Russell Lowell
Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.
Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.
He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.
Edgar R. Fiedler
Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child.
Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all the tricks and has nothing to say.
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
One often learns more from ten days of agony than from ten years of contentment.
The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
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