A mind is like a parachute;
it only works when it is open.

— Sir James Dewar

There are no mistakes,
no coincidences.
All events are blessings
given to us to learn from.

— Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

You learn to speak by speaking,
to study by studying,
to run by running,
to work by working;
you learn to love by loving.
All those who think to learn
in any other way deceive themselves.

— Saint Francis de Sales

It is the mark of an educated mind
to be able to entertain a thought
without accepting it.

— Aristotle

We learn something every day,
and lots of times
it’s that what we learned
the day before was wrong.

— Bill Vaughn

Everyone and everything around you is your teacher.

— Ken Keyes, Jr.

Learning is finding out what you already know.

— Richard Bach

He who asks a question
is a fool for five minutes;
he who does not ask a question
remains a fool forever.

— Chinese proverb

To myself I seem to have been
only like a boy playing on the seashore,
and diverting myself in now and then
finding a smoother pebble
or a prettier shell than ordinary,
whilst the great ocean of truth
lay all undiscovered before me.

— Isaac Newton

If you don’t ask the right questions,
you don’t get the right answers.
A question asked in the right way
often points to its own answer.

— Edward Hodnett

While we try to teach our children
all about life,
our children teach us
what life is about.

— Angela Schwindt

A teacher affects eternity;
he can never tell
where his influence stops.

— Henry Adams

The aim of education should be
to teach us rather how to think,
than what to think
— rather to improve our minds,
so as to enable us to think for ourselves,
than to load the memory
with thoughts of other men.

— Bill Beattie

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.

— Robert M. Hutchins

Live as if your were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.

— Gandhi

I have never met a man so ignorant
that I couldn’t learn something from him.

— Galileo Galilei

To doubt everything or to believe everything
are two equally convenient solutions;
both dispense with the necessity of reflection.

— Henri Poincare