25 Learning and Development Quotes to Inspire You

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Looking for learning and development quotes that can inspire your growth journey? Ever wondered what the greatest minds across centuries have said about learning and development?

In our ever-evolving, high-speed world, the commitment to ongoing learning has become more important than ever. So, to keep you motivated on this journey, we’ve collated a selection of inspiring quotes about learning and development from these brilliant thinkers.

Sit back, enjoy these pearls of wisdom, and remember – each new day offers a fresh chance to learn, develop, and broaden your horizons.

  1. “For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head.”
    Benjamin Franklin
  2. “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.”
    Anthony J. D’Angelo
  3. “Change is the end result of all true learning.”
    Leo Buscaglia
  4. “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardour and diligence.”
    Abigail Adams
  5. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”
    Henry Ford
  6. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
    Mahatma Gandhi
  7. “We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.”
    Peter Drucker
  8. “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”
    Alvin Toffler
  9. “You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”
    Clay P. Bedford
  10. “In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”
    Phil Collins

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  12. “A learning curve is essential to growth.”
    Tammy Bjelland
  13. “The expert in anything was once a beginner.”
    Helen Hayes
  14. “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
    Malcolm X
  15. “The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.”
    Mortimer Adler
  16. “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”
    Pablo Picasso
  17. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
    W.B. Yeats
  18. “Learning never exhausts the mind.”
    Leonardo da Vinci
  19. “We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.”
    Lloyd Alexander
  20. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
    Benjamin Franklin
  21. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”
    Richard Branson
  22. “The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”
    Albert Einstein
  23. “Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.”
    Leonardo da Vinci
  24. “The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.”
    B.B. King
  25. “I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”
    Albert Einstein
  26. “The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.”
    Brian Herbert

We hope these quotes on learning and development have left you feeling inspired and eager to embrace your learning journey. Let them be a gentle reminder that continual learning is a rewarding and never-ending adventure. In the words of Albert Einstein, “once you stop learning, you start dying”. So keep learning, keep growing, and watch as doors of opportunity swing open before you.

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Sean is the CEO of Skillshub. He’s a published author and has been featured on CNN, BBC and ITV as a leading authority in the learning and development industry. Sean is responsible for the vision and strategy at Skillshub, helping to ensure innovation within the company.

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Updated on: 26 July, 2023

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