The 10 Best Learning Quotes Ever

Emma Weber

My team and I share a daily quote to inspire us each and every day. This got me thinking about the best learning quotes around. My top 10 are as follows – do add yours in the comments below.

  1. “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” ― Sigmund Freud

  2. “The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” – George Santayana

  3. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” – Leonardo da Vinci

  4. “Success is 99 percent failure.” – Soichiro Honda

  5. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

  6. “Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do.”- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

  7. “Content is king, context is kingdom.” Peter Cheese

  8. “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” –Pablo Picasso

  9. “The great end of learning is not knowledge but action.” – PETER HONEY

  10. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

Would love to hear your favourite learning quotes – please share below.

Emma Weber

Emma Weber is a recognized authority on the transfer of learning. As CEO of Lever – Transfer of Learning, she has helped companies such as Telstra, Oracle and BMW deliver and measure tangible business results from learning. Emma has also been a guest speaker at learning effectiveness conferences worldwide and authored the hugely successful book Turning Learning into Action. Much more detail around the issues and solutions examined in this article are available in the book – please feel free to download a free chapter.