Lesson Quotes

By | February 12, 2009

Quotations about Lessons

The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom. ~ Ed Miliband

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the things you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. It is the first lesson that ought to be learned and however early a person’s training begins, it is probably the last lesson a person learns thoroughly. ~ Thomas H. Huxley

The only moral lesson which is suited for a child, the most important lesson for every time of life, is this: “Never hurt anybody.” ~ Denis Breeze

Do not borrow the productions of other men’s brains and pens and recite them as a lesson; but make the most of the talents, the brain power, that God has given you. ~ Ellen G. White

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson. ~ Orison Swett Marden

One of the best lessons children learn through video games is standing still will get them killed quicker than anything else. ~ Jinx Milea

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. ~ Winston Churchill

He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear. ~ John Dryden

In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest. ~ Henry Miller

Everyone is perfectly willing to learn from unpleasant experience — if only the damage of the first lesson could be repaired. ~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

Every experience, however bitter, has its lesson, and to focus one’s attention on the lesson helps one overcome the bitterness. ~ Edward Howard Griggs

Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones. ~ Stephen King

A good lesson in keeping your perspective is: Take your job seriously but don’t take yourself seriously. ~ Thomas P. O’Neill

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards…~ Vernon Sanders Law

A moral lesson is better expressed in short sayings than in long discourse. ~ Johann Georg Zimmermann

This is the lesson that history teaches: repetition. ~ Gertrude Stein

A lesson that is never learned can never be too often taught. ~ Seneca

Love is the hardest lesson in Christianity; but, for that reason, it should be most our care to learn it. ~ William Penn

Believing: it means believing in our own lies. And I can say that I am grateful that I got this lesson very early. ~ Gunther Grass

Life will teach you the lessons; it is up to you to learn them. ~ Author Unknown

When you introduce a moral lesson, let it be brief. ~ Horace

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson. ~ John Henrik Clarke

The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven. ~ Robert Downey, Jr.

All of us could take a lesson from the weather; it pays no attention to criticism. ~ Author Unknown

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. ~ Vernon Law

A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well. ~ Dan Rather

That’s the reason they’re called lessons, because they lesson from day to day. ~ Lewis Carroll

It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

So every single day, I found something to be grateful for and that’s a powerful lesson. ~ Alice Barrett

I choose to believe that there is good in people and that everything is a lesson. Our place on Earth is to go deeper, to somehow get wiser. To have spirit. ~ Glen Hansard

Learning history is easy; learning its lessons seems almost impossibly difficult. ~ Nicholas Bentley

The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

This taught me a lesson, but I’m not quite sure what it is. ~ John McEnroe quotes

There is no shortcut to life. To the end of our days, life is a lesson imperfectly learned. ~ Harrison Salisbury

Make it your business to know yourself — which is the most difficult lesson in the world. ~ Miguel De Cervantes

One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say. ~ Will Durant

Take a lesson from the mosquito. She never waits for an opening — she makes one. ~ Kirk Kirkpatrick

The trouble with using experience as a guide is that the final exam often comes first and then the lesson. ~ Author Unknown

Life is a long lesson in humility. ~ James Matthew Barrie

In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. ~ Tom Bodett

One man’s fault is another man’s lesson. ~ Maltese Proverb

If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not an example. ~ George Bernard Shaw

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