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Top 10 training and development quotations. What are yours?

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I like using quotations in my delegate manuals. Delegates feedback that they like them too. My favourite training & development quotations are as follows. What are yours?

 

"Train people well enough so they can leave; treat them well enough so they don't want to"

SIR RICHARD BRANSON

 

"I am always ready to learn, but I do not always like being taught"

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL

 

"The great end of learning is not knowledge but action"

PETER HONEY

 

"Training that brings about no change is as effective as a parachute that opens on the first bounce"

ANON

 

"If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful after all"

MICHELANGELO

 

"Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon"

EM FORSTER

 

"You don't have to be sick to get better"

MICHAEL JOSEPHSON

 

"It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the wholly curious of inquiry"

ALBERT EINSTEIN

 

"You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself"

GALILEO GALILEI

 

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so"

DOUGLAS ADAMS

 

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By suebeatt
08th Dec 2015 11:29

I also like the Gary Player quote that highlights the necessity of practising new skills "The harder I practice, the luckier I get"

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Paul Matthews MD People Alchemy L&D expert
By Paul Matthews
09th Dec 2015 11:31

"The most basic form of human stupidity is forgetting what we are trying to accomplish " Friedrich Nietzsche

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"Technology is not good or bad, but when you use it, it is never neutral" Melvin Kranzberg

Cheers, Paul

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By Rus Slater
09th Dec 2015 22:28

"If you laid all the people who have fallen asleep in presentations end to end, they'd all get a lot more rest"
Bob Arnold

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By Bryan Edwards
13th Jan 2016 16:01

Many thanks for all your contributions.

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By [email protected]
21st Jan 2016 16:17

The definition of insanity ' To continue doing the same thing expecting a different result!'

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