51+ Best Lifelong Learning Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Lifelong is lasting for the whole of a person’s life. Profoundly inspirational lifelong learning quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Lifelong Learning Quotes

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom. Socrates

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts. John Wooden

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. William Arthur Ward

In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate. Isaac Asimov

Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect. Samuel Johnson

Wisdom comes not from age, but from education and learning. Anton Chekhov

Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient. Eugene S. Wilson

Learning new skills is one way we can rewrite the story of our lives. Thatcher Wine, The Twelve Monotasks

The correct analogy for the mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting. Plutarch

The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn.  Henry S. Haskins

Think before you speak. Read before you think. Fran Lebowitz

You’ll never know everything about anything, especially something you love. Julia Child

Don’t just say you have read books. Show that through them you have learned to think better, to be a more discriminating and reflective person. Books are the training weights of the mind. They are very helpful, but it would be a bad mistake to suppose that one has made progress simply by having internalized their contents. Epictetus

Life is a continuous learning process. Lailah Gifty Akita

In my whole life, I have known no wise people over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time none, zero. Charlie Munger

I was only 44, which is childhood philosophy. Will Durant

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. Haruki Murakami

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats

What is important is not the quantity of your knowledge, but its quality. You can know many things without knowing which is most important. Blaise Pascal

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes. Peter Drucker

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr. Seuss

A ‘genius’ is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework. Thomas Edison

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way. Doris Lessing

To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day. Lao Tzu

To this end, the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher. John Strachan

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self confidence. Robert Frost

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. Albert Einstein

I believe the more successful an actor becomes, the more chances he should take. An actor never stops learning. John Garfield

It is only through retreat rather than pursuit, through inaction rather than action, that we acquire wisdom. Lao Tzu

Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you’ll ever have is your mind and what you put into it. Albert Einstein 

The only thing that we know is that we know nothing  and that is the highest flight of human wisdom. Leo Tolstoy

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

The world is a university and everyone in it is a teacher. Make sure when you wake up in the morning, you go to school. T. D. Jakes

He who laughs most learns best.  John Cleese

Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching

Being a student is easy. Learning requires actual work. William Crawford

All the world is my school and all humanity is my teacher. George Whitman

The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it. Walt Disney

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi

There are few things more pathetic than those who have lost their curiosity and sense of adventure, and who no longer care to learn. Gordon B. Hinckley, Way to Be!

Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn, and you will. Vernon Howard

Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.  Brian Tracy

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

It’s essential to keep moving, learning, and evolving for as long as you’re here, and this world keeps spinning Rasheed Ogunlaru

I am quite correctly described as ‘more of a sponge than an inventor Thomas Edison

Working life has extended so much in the last fifty years that it exceeds life expectancy of even the most successful businesses. Very few businesses are successful for more than 25 or 30 years Peter Drucker

I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. Eartha Kitt

They must be prepared to learn again. They must be prepared to position themselves. They must be prepared to want to learn to see it not as something they need to do but as something they enjoy doing. They will have to learn how to learn. Peter Drucker