Management development providers GNP publish a monthly set of handy 'quotable quotes' for anyone to use in presentations, speeches or training sessions. Arranged into 100 'themes' including vision, change, leadership, teamwork, communication, motivation and innovation. TrainingZONE has arranged to bring you the quotes on a regular basis. This month the theme is "learning".
"I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it."
Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter (1881-1973)
"The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown."
Albert Einstein, German physicist (1879-1955)
"Sit down before a fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss nature leads, or you shall learn nothing."
TH Huxley, British biologist (1887-1975)
"The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn."
Alvin Toffler, US management author, editor (b.1928)
"In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists."
Eric Hoffer, US philosopher, author, longshoreman (1902-1983)
"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."
Mary Adelaide Eden Philpotts, British author (1896-1996)
"I am always read to learn, but I do not always like being taught."
Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister (1874-1965)
"In the book of life , the answers aren't in the back."
Charlie Brown, cartoon strip character by Charles Schulz (1922-2000)
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All quotations drawn from '1000 GREAT QUOTATIONS for Business, Management & Training' published by GNP Ltd.