111+ Best Lesson Learned Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A lesson or class is a structured period of time where learning is intended to occur. Profoundly inspirational lesson learned quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Lesson Learned Quotes

You can only lose what you cling to. Buddha

Grover murmured, Well, Percy, what have we learned today? That three headed dogs prefer red rubber balls over sticks? No, Grover told me. We’ve learned that your plans really, really bite! Rick Riordan

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. Lyndon B. Johnson

There are certain life lessons that you can only learn in the struggle. Idowu Koyenikan

Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you. Steve Maraboli

The moment you recognize what is beautiful in this world, you stop being a slave. Aravind Adiga

‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning Anyone can start over and make a new ending. Chico Xavier

Chasing a person doesn’t give you value or build values in you. You earn your value by chasing morality and practicing dignity. Shannon L. Alder

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.  Seneca

Never run from the enemy, tackle them. Victoria Addino

Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to. Mandy Hale

Hearts will break and people will hurt you, darling. Her mother said. But when you let those people control your outlook on the life, you only allow them to have a greater hold on your happiness. Once you accept the fact that every day is a new day to begin again, life becomes a much easier path to walk. Courtney Giardina

You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go. Drew Gerald

When life brings you full circle, pay attention. There’s a lesson there. Mandy Hale

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. Les Brown

Knowledge without application is simply knowledge. Applying the knowledge to one’s life is wisdom and that is the ultimate virtue. Kasi Kaye Iliopoulos

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse

Do not constantly spend your time complaining about a problem you may be having or may be up against, focus your time toward correcting the problem. Always remember, Time is value! Victoria addino

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. Richard Branson

You know when you’ve found it that’s something I’ve learned, cause you feel it when they take it away. Damien Rice

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. Raymond Lindquist

Even though I’m a Jedi, I am not invincible. Jude Watson

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life it goes on. Robert Frost

Never submit we are all equals. Heather Nelson

Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on. Carrie Underwood

Regrets should be a lesson learned, not a lifetime of misery. Jesus Apolinaris

Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go. Jackson Kiddard

Only people can change people. Michele Amitrani

You can’t move forward if you’re still hanging on. Sue Fitzmaurice

Wisdom is what you gain when realizing what the consequences are. Wazim Shaw

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. Guy Finley

When you run into a wall, think, or you will do it again. Frank Sonnenberg

If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so. Lev Grossman

We all have challenges and battles in our life. Sometimes the lesson is less about defeating them and more about learning not to defeat ourselves. Brittany Burgunder

A man who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn’t been asleep. Dave Thomas

The past is your lessons learned. The present is the gift of life. The future is for your goals! James Hauenstein

Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. Mary Catherine Bateson

When you notice you’re thinking judgmental thoughts, pause. Try to catch yourself before you speak, text or do any harm. You can’t get those words back. Jessica Speer

Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past. Dan Brown

If you want to go big in the business world, you need to have the right product at the right time. Pooja Agnihotri

It’s not the mistake that matters, it’s how you interpret the lesson. Michelle C. Ustaszeski

Don’t cry over those who didn’t check up on you or left you in crisis. Cry and laugh with those who stand in celebration with you. Sanjo Jendayi

I am learning to love the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me. A.G.

Lessons in life will be repeated until they are learned. Frank Sonnenberg

Your past does not equal your future. Anthony Robbins

The better way to define quality experience is Lessons Learned. Pearl Zhu

Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. Nicole Sobon

A fool tries to outshine the sun; the wise gets closer to the sun and learns the art of shining. Michael Bassey Johnson

You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you. Jojo Moyes

When you see something, it can’t be unseen. When you hear a sound, it can’t be unheard. I know, deep down, that this evening I have learned something that can never be unlearned. Cecelia Ahern

Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. Og Mandino

The mixture of pain and anger, from past experiences, are the most sincere colors to create new horizons on my canvas. Efrat Cybulkiewicz

It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. Ernie Harwell

Ignore anyone who says you can’t do something. Most likely, they’re talking about themselves. Eliza Green

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living. Roy T. Bennett

Stop breaking your heart. Learn to love people for who they are and not how you imagined them to be. Kierra C.T. Banks

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. Maya Angelou

As I’d found time and again throughout my life and would continue to find you do what you can, say your prayers, and hope for the best. Dick Van Dyke

Most people claim that they feel like they’re trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it’s important to know that there is a way out. Debeena Harris

It is advisable to apply what has been learned since it makes no sense to continue learning and never be able to direct. Efrat Cybulkiewicz

It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on. Nicholas Sparks

Naughty? Me? I’m just a sheepdog puppy who wants to have fun. Saralyn Richard

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. John C. Maxwell

As children, in our own school of life, we soak up clues about our world just as eagerly as small squirrels. Exposure to children’s books provides verbal and visual material to help us along the way. So subtle and varied can the lessons be that it may take years before we use everything we absorbed. Anita Silvey

We all make them, the difference is what we do after we make the mistake, how we see the mistake  a learning experience or a failure. Catherine Pulsifer

If the twenty first century taught you anything, it was that your words belonged to everyone, even if they actually didn’t. Meg Wolitzer

You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you. Maxwell Maltz

Every fault made is another valuable lesson learned. Kaylee Stepkoski

There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go. Melanie Koulouris

Twists and turns in life produce straight and level mindset that is stable, resilient and reliable from practical experiences and lessons learned. Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams. Oprah Winfrey

The things you learn through your sadness, believe me, these are one of the best kind of lessons. Happiness can never teach you any of that. Khadija Rupa

We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us Joseph Campbell

Life gives us experiences for personal development. Appreciate the lessons and be a learner. Lailah Gifty Akita

Over the years I’ve come to realize that mistakes are just lessons, life lessons almost like school. Once you’ve learned a lesson in class, you move on to the next lesson because now you know it. Well mistakes are exactly the same. Rashard Royster

We are all different. God made us that way. Drawing a line in the sand due to that is indeed unfortunate. Jill Telford

One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul. B. Nicole

The most valuable lessons come not from teachers or textbooks, but from life experience. Charles F. Glassman

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them. Steve Maraboli

In life we all should learn to forgive but never forget. Best way to learn from our mistakes. Jonathan Anthony Burkett

My greatest life lessons have not come from any achievements I have attained but rather from the failures, heartaches, and setbacks that I have experienced. Dr. Marshall Hennington

Happily, the sorcerer returns just in time to break the spell and end the disaster. The implied lesson of the story is not to meddle with forces you can’t control. Aubrey Sherman

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. Alexander Graham Bell

Everything in life is a blessing, however, sometimes we have to work through a lesson or challenge to earn it. Nanette Mathews

There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it. Shannon L. Alder

Rather blessings, after counting my misfortunes, I realized how the more blessed I am. Anthony Liccione

A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future. Jodi Picoult

Don’t miss to take out of mistake. Syed Sharukh

I’ve been burdened with blame trapped in the past for too long, I’m moving on. Rascal Flatts

If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney

Celebrate the Ides of March but remember your own warnings less as Caesar learned, you can get killed in many ways. Phillip Gary Smith

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Seneca

The lesson was clear and I learned it well blind acquiescence was necessary to gain approval; being yourself only earned condemnation. Tehmina Durrani

Letting go isn’t a one time thing, it’s something you have to do every day, over and over again. Dawson’s Creek

Never try to change the nature of anyone in your life, you will loose respect and eventually the person. Ashar Siddiqui

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. Deborah Reber

Sometimes we carry mistakes we haven’t even made yet. Saahil Prem

Behind every adversity is an opportunity. If you lament over the adversity, you will miss the opportunity. Ajaero Tony Martins

We do wrong. It’s not bad but making mistakes if we don’t realize it that’s called bad or the baddest of all what we learn from our mistakes that’s important. Debolina Bhawal

I don’t dwell on the things that are too late to fix, but I do my best to get life’s lessons and put them into action. Les Brown

In this day and age it’s really stupid to be stupid about financial matters. It doesn’t do you any good to make money if you don’t know what to do with it other than spend it. Maria Shriver

Never be ashamed! There’s some who will hold it against you, but they are not worth bothering with. J.K. Rowling

Everyone make mistakes and you learn a lesson from them. But, sometimes just one mistake made in influence of something can ruins your whole life. Sammy Toora

Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience. Kate Anderson

The homeland might be lacking snakes, but it held its share of venom. Dorien Kelly

In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness. Toba Beta

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond who you were. Jonathan Anthony Burkett

It’s clearly easier to get the snake out of the sack than it is to shove it back. Mary Morris

He was dazed, the soft thoughts sinking slowly in. A son. Even a daughter. His child. Immortality. A chance to make good. Pass on the hard lessons learned. Helen Hodgman