#EngQuote: quotes on learning (especially dedicated to Ujian Nasional [UN] examinees)

  1. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” -William Butler Yeats
  2. “You learn something every day if you pay attention.” -Ray LeBlond
  3. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” -John Powell
  4. “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” -Chinese proverb
  5. “Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.” -Alexander Pope
  6. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” -Mahatma Gandhi
  7. “I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.” -Eartha Kitt
  8. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.” -Henry Ford
  9. “The goal of education is to replace an empty mind with an open mind.” -Malcolm Forbes
  10. “What we learn with pleasure we never forget.” -Alfred Mercier
  11. “Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning.” -Eugene S. Wilson
  12. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela
  13. “Life is a learning experience, only if you learn” -Yogi Berra
  14. “The moment you stop learning, you stop leading.” -Rick Warren
  15. “Practice is the best of all instructors.” -Publilius Syrus
  16. “I am still learning.” -Michelangelo
  17. “Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.
  18. “Ignorance, the root and stem of every evil.” -Plato
  19. “All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.” -Martin H. Fischer
  20. “Learning never exhausts the mind.” -Leonardo da Vinci

So what can we learn from these quotes? Belajar itu penting, bisa di mana saja, berlangsung terus-menerus (bukan hanya saat ujian). Cara belajar terbaik adalah dengan berlatih, belajar dari kesalahan sendiri, dan dengan cara bersenang-senang. So keep your spirit high!

Compiled by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on April 16, 2012

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