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1. "To learn is not to know; there are the learners and the learned. Memory makes the one, philosophy the others."
Author: Alexandre Dumas
2. "The more we want our children to be (1) lifelong learners, genuinely excited about words and numbers and ideas, (2) avoid sticking with what's easy and safe, and (3) become sophisticated thinkers, the more we should do everything possible to help them forget about grades."
Author: Alfie Kohn
3. "If we are developing students to be creative, flexible, independent learners, then we cannot scrub away opportunities for mistakes to be made and corrections to be learned. Often times we learn more from what did not go well and we have learned to fix."
Author: Christopher Lehman
4. "In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."
Author: Eric Hoffer
5. "Fast learners win."
Author: Eric Schmidt
6. "But men don't dry up, Melena objected; they can father to the death. Ah, we're slow learners, Nanny countered. But they can't learn at all."
Author: Gregory Maguire
7. "A good teacher does not teach all that he knows. He teaches all that the learners need to know at the time, and all that the learners can accountably learn in the time given."
Author: Jane Vella
8. "Learners are encouraged to discover facts and relationships for themselves."
Author: Jerome Bruner
9. "It is not the teacher's proper task to be constantly testingand checking the understanding of the learner. That's the learner's task, andonly the learner can do it. The teacher's job is to answer questions whenlearners ask them, or to try to help learners understand better when they askfor that help."
Author: John Holt
10. "Richard Felder is co-developer of the Index of Learning Styles. He suggests that there are eight different learning styles. Active learners absorb material best by applying it in some fashion or explaining it to others. Reflective learners prefer to consider the material before doing anything with it. Sensing learners like learning facts and tend to be good with details. Intuitive learners like to identify the relationships between things and are comfortable with abstract concepts. Visual learners remember best what they see, while verbal learners do better with written and spoken explanations. Sequential learners like to learn by following a process from one logical step to the next, while global learners tend to make cognitive leaps, continuously taking in information until they "get it."
Author: Ken Robinson
11. "Without ongoing training in tailoring instruction to individual learners (and support in doing so), "fault" for underperformance or disengagement from learning is frequently shifted to the child: The child is lazy, has an attitude problem, or refuses to work up to his or her potential. The child is enormously vulnerable in this system."
Author: Kirsten Olson
12. "A well-stocked, well-staffed library is like a gardener who plants books, knowledge, and dreams and grows readers, learners, and do-ers."
Author: Laura Purdie Salas
13. "Jesus-shaped spirituality hears Jesus say "believe and repent," but the call that resonates most closely in the heart of a disciple is "follow me." The command to follow requires that we take a daily journey in the company of other students. It demands that we be lifelong learners and that we commit to constant growth in spiritual maturity. Discipleship is a call to me, but it is a journey of "we."
Author: Michael Spencer
14. "We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state."
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
15. "Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers."
Author: Richard Bach
16. "Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together."
Author: Scott Hayden
17. "By the time these students enter the workforce, many of the jobs they will apply for ill be in industries that don't even exist yet. That's a hard future to prepare someone for. Teachers have their sights set on the real goal: not to produce Ivy League graduates, but to encourage the development of naturally curious, confident, flexible, and happy learners who are ready for whatever the future has in store."
Author: Taylor Mali
18. "His desires are set upon the whole human family, not upon a select few. He is not predisposed to just the fast learners, the naturally inclined, or the morally gifted."
Author: Terryl L. Givens
19. "Writers and learners will write better and learn more if they understand the "why" of what they are studying."
Author: William Zinsser
20. "Life is a classroom -- only those who are willing to be lifelong learners will move to the head of the class."
Author: Zig Ziglar

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Remember, young man, experience is not the best teacher. Other people's experience is the best teacher. By reading about the lives of great people, you can unlock the secrets to what made them great."
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