History And Learning Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 57 Quotes About History And Learning

#1. I believe human beings mark a threshold in the development of the planet, of course, but it is only part of the picture. What Big History can do is show us the nature of our complexity and fragility and the dangers that face us, but it can also show us our power, with collective learning. - Author: David Christian
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#2. I spent a little time in Germany as a schoolboy learning German, and it's a country I knew very well, spent a lot of time in. I knew the history very well. I've always wanted to do a piece of work about the post-war period, of one sort or another. - Author: Stephen Daldry
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#3. At no moment in history has a bright young girl with plenty of food and a good constitution perished from too much learning. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#4. Take a great adventure to a place, learn the rich history and make your own observation about the place. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#5. I think school is so important. I was good student. A rebel, but I did well in my studies. I don't close myself to anything. I liked reading and I still love learning. I loved history and German. - Author: Bruno Tonioli
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#6. Those, who are strongly wedded to what I shall call 'the classical theory', will fluctuate, I expect, between a belief that I am quite wrong and a belief that I am saying nothing new. It is for others to determine if either of these or the third alternative is right. - Author: John Maynard Keynes
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#7. I had a sudden notion of why history is such a mess: humans do not live long enough. We only learn from experience and have no time to use it in a continuous and sensible way. - Author: Martha Gellhorn
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#8. Finally learning his baseball history, on the topic of Hank Aaron and his home run record - Author: Alfonso Soriano
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#9. What if I can't turn my head? I can look in any direction by turning my wheelchair, and I choose to look back. Rodman to the contrary notwithstanding, that is the only direction we can learn from. - Author: Wallace Stegner
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#10. In the history of education, the most striking phenomenon is that schools of learning, which at one epoch are alive with a ferment of genius, in a succeeding generation exhibit merely pedantry and routine. - Author: Ted Sizer
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#11. The roughest thing was learning the realities of the world at such a young age. I was 10 or 11, going to church, hearing the adults standing on the podium talking about world affairs, about history, about war, and how America was founded. - Author: Michelle Rodriguez
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#12. Perhaps for the first time in history, human-kind has the capacity to create far more information than anyone can absorb; to foster far greater interdependency than anyone can manage, and to accelerate change far faster than anyone's ability to keep pace. - Author: Peter Senge
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#13. We need to haunt the house of history and listen anew to the ancestors' wisdom. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#14. Historically, I come from Jewish history. I had the classic upbringing in the Yeshiva, learning, learning, and more learning. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#15. My father ... never required me to study anything, but he knew how to inspire in me a great desire for knowledge. Before learning to read, my greatest pleasure was to listen to passages from Buffon's natural history. I constantly requested him to read me the history of animals and birds ... - Author: Andre-Marie Ampere
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#16. Now, a good education is about so much more than just learning geometry or memorizing dates in history. All of that is important, but an education is also about exploring new things
discovering what makes you come alive, and then being your best at whatever you choose - Author: Michelle Obama
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#17. For if there is one lesson worth retaining from the travails of the Cold War and the miseries it brought in its wake, it is the folly of seeking simple answers to complicated questions. It is a lesson which governments still show no sign of learning. - Author: Philip Short
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#18. I love histories. I love learning. I love books that talk about people who made a real impact on history, because it always has to do with who they were at that time and what their personalities were like and what their strengths and weaknesses were. - Author: Glenn Close
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#19. History was like looking into others' lives, learning how they lived, what they did, how they thought, and even how they loved. - Author: Max Vos
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#20. History can teach us so much, and yet we seem to learns so little. - Author: Orrin Woodward
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#21. I'm quite proud of growing up in New Zealand where, from quite early on in primary school, you're learning to count in Maori, Maori mythology and dances and colours and history, and I think that gives a child a really good grounding. - Author: Martin Henderson
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#22. There were some ages in Western history that have occasionally been called Dark. They were dark, it is said, because in them learning declined, and progress paused, and men labored under the pall of belief. A cause-effect relationship is frequently felt to exist between the pause and the belief. - Author: Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke Of Norfolk
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#23. Since history has no properly scientific value, its only purpose is educative. And if historians neglect to educate the public, if they fail to interest it intelligently in the past, then all their historical learning is valueless except in so far as it educates themselves. - Author: G. M. Trevelyan
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#24. Dartmouth is such a special college with its rich history, dedicated student body, and, as I've been learning more recently, colorful customs. - Author: Wendy Kopp
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#25. It feels a bit like high school, only with guns and uniforms, and instead of learning trigonometry or North American history, we learn better ways to kill people and blow up their stuff. - Author: Marko Kloos
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#26. You must take the problem as it is, and let it be what it wants to be. - Author: Charles Kettering
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#27. The courageous testimony of Dr. Faust that a maiden's smile is more precious than history, philosophy, education, religion, law, politics,economics, and all the other branches of learning. Learning is another name for vanity. It is the effort of human beings not to be human beings. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#28. I'm very interested in the history of Christianity, and what I can say for sure is that the Catholics and the Jesuits and stuff were very big on teaching and on learning. - Author: Ben Mendelsohn
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#29. I love the quietness of the library, the gateway to knowledge, to the French language and medieval history and hydraulic engineering and fairy tales, learning in a very primitive form: books, something that's quickly giving way to modern technology. - Author: Mary Kubica
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#30. I love learning. I love history. But there's history in everything. Every building, everybody you talk to. It's not limited to libraries and museums. I think people who spend their lives in school forget that sometimes. -Tak - Author: Becky Chambers
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#31. There's power in the night. There's terror in the darkness. Despite all our accumulated history, learning, and experience, we remember. We remember times when we were too small to reach the light switch on the wall, and when darkness itself was enough to make us cry out in fear ... - Author: Jim Butcher
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#32. Community development has a long history of innovation and learning from experience. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#33. I think people should look at learning about Native American history the same as visiting Washington, D.C., and seeing the monuments there. It's all part of the package. - Author: Chaske Spencer
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#34. The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history - Author: Carl T. Rowan
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#35. I'm a great reader of history. I love - I have been reading history since I was a kid, and learning the lessons globally of what happened with people. - Author: Warren Mundine
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#36. I've always said, the key organ here isn't the brain, it's the stomach. When things start to decline - there are bad headlines in the papers and on television - will you have the stomach for the market volatility and the broad-based pessimism that tends to come with it? - Author: Peter Lynch
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#37. Will this generation be able to turn things around and learn a valuable lesson from all of this? I hope so, but I have my doubts. The damage has been done. And as a lifelong student of history, it's quite evident that human beings don't learn from the mistakes of past generations. - Author: Aaron B. Powell
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#38. Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#39. There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves. - Author: David Hume
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#40. We, as we read, must become Greeks, Romans, Turks, priest and king, martyr and executioner; must fasten these images to some reality in our secret experience, or we shall learn nothing rightly. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#41. Because we are imperfect souls, our knowledge is imperfect. The history of learning is an adventure in overcoming our errors. There is no sin in being wrong. The sin is in our unwillingness to examine our own beliefs, and in believing that our authorities cannot be wrong. - Author: Neil Postman
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#42. I wonder, sometimes, whether men and women in fact are capable of learning from history
whether we progress from one stage to the next in an upward course or whether we just ride the cycles of boom and bust, war and peace, ascent and decline. - Author: Barack Obama
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#43. My daddy wanted me to be a farmer; feel the smoothness of Alabama clay and become one of the first blacks in my town to own land. But, I was worried about my history being caked with that southern clay, and I subscribed to a different kind of teaching and learning in my bones and in my spirit. - Author: John Henrik Clarke
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#44. If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#45. When he (Walter Cronkite) drank, he had an appetite for both history and political bullshit. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#46. America 2012: The Learning Channel has HoneyBooBoo, History Channel has PawnStars: and the Science Channel has PumpkinChunkin - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#47. If you are a man of learning, read something classic, a history of the human struggle and don't settle for mediocre verse. - Author: Rumi
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#48. Practice is a shared history of learning. Practice is conversational. 'Communities of Practice' are groups of people who share a concern (domain) or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better (practice) as they interact regularly (community). - Author: Etienne Wenger
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#49. Google is my best friend and my worst enemy. It's fabulous for research, but then it becomes addictive. I'll have a character eating an orange, and next thing I'm Googling types of oranges, I'm visiting chat rooms about oranges, I'm learning the history of the orange. - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#50. You cannot afford to confine your studies to the classroom. The universe and all of history is your classroom. - Author: Stella Adler
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#51. Find a model of great education in history and you will find a great teacher who inspired students to make the hard choice to study. Wherever you find such a teacher, you will also find self-motivated students who study hard. When students study hard, learning occurs. - Author: Oliver DeMille
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#52. To forget is to render the pages of history as entirely blank, and the lessons of history as never taught. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#53. Being raised a Jew in southern California in the 1950s and 1960s, my religious training emphasized learning the Hebrew language and Jewish festivals, history, and culture. We also remembered the Holocaust and supported the newly formed Jewish state of Israel. - Author: Rick Strassman
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#54. We are the middle children of history, raised by television to believe that someday we'll be millionaires and movie stars and rock stars, but we won't. And we're just learning this fact, - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#55. We must learn, and we are gradually learning, how to write history with the help of archaeology. - Author: Michael Rostovtzeff
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#56. a single generation enamoured of foreign ways is almost enough in history to risk the whole continuity of civilization and learning. - Author: Sister Nivedita
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#57. Disneyland is often called a magic kingdom because it combines fantasy and history, adventure and learning, together with every variety of recreation and fun designed to appeal to everyone. - Author: Walt Disney
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