"My father told me once that words and letters hold the secrets of the universe.
That in their shapes and sounds I could find everything, could see beyond myself to something special... perfect. My father told me once that I could reach the ear of God."
Eliza, en la película Bee Season
"... in the world of the future, the new illiterate will be the person who has not learned how to learn."
Alvin Toffler, autor de EE.UU., con su esposa Heidi escribió shock del futuro, La tercera ola, Powershift & otros.
"Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning."
Cha'n Master Mingjiao
"Learn your language well and command it well, and you will have the first component to life."
Edward Roscoe Murrow (1908-1965), un locutor de noticias estadounidense, vicepresidente de CBS, fue corresponsal en el bombardeo de Londres.
"Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
Gandhi (1869-1948), Indian spiritual and political leader, called Mahatma "great soul".
"I hear—Me olvido, veo—Aprendo, hago—I understand."
Gennady V. Oster
"A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron."
Horace Mann (1796-1859)
"The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn."
"What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence."
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), poeta Inglés, crítico, lexicógrafo, creador del diccionario Inglés primero.
"In every case, the remedy is to take action. Get clear about exactly what it is that you need to learn and exactly what you need to do to learn it."
Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), escritor español & dramaturgo, autor de Don Quijote.
"You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room."
Doctor Seuss (1904-1991), American author, illustrator, known for his imaginative children's books.
"Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs."
Albert Einstein (1879-1955), alemán-suizo-americano físico matemático, famoso por sus teorías de la relatividad.
"Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life."
Dr. David M. Burns
"Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life."
Henry Doherty (1870-1939), petrolera estadounidense & magnate servicios públicos, Cities Service Co.
"You can do one of two things; just shut up, which is something I don't find easy, or learn an awful lot very fast which is what I tried to do."
Jane Fonda, actriz EE.UU., liberal, a veces radical, activista político, la ganadora del Oscar.
"One cannot guess how a word functions. One has to look at its use and learn from that. But the difficulty is to remove the prejudice which stands in the way of doing this. It is not a stupid prejudice."
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), ingeniero austriaco & filósofo
"Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Continue to learn. Play with abandon. Choose with no regret. Laugh! Do what you love. Love as if this is all there is."
Mary Anne Radmacher-Hershey, poeta estadounidense.
"You can't spell 'brothers' without at the same time spelling 'others.'"
"Words are the voice of the heart."
Confucio (c. 551-c. 479 aC), filósofo chino, creador del confucianismo.
"Hyperpolysyllabicomania is a fondness for big words."
"Use soft words and hard arguments."
"Words, once they're printed, have a life of their own."
Carol Burnett, comediante estadounidense, ganador del premio Emmy de televisión, cine y teatro.
"Words are the only things that last forever."
William Hazlitt (1778-1830), crítico de Inglés & ensayista.
"My words fly up, my thoughts remain below; Words without thoughts never to heaven go."
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), poeta Inglés, el más grande poeta nunca, de Hamlet, Acto 3, Escena 3.
"Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all."
Winston Churchill (1874-1965), primer ministro británico durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, ganador del Premio Nobel de Literatura 1953.
"Use the big thinker's vocabulary. Use big, bright, cheerful words. Use words that promise victory, hope, happiness, pleasure, avoid words that create unpleasant images of failure, defeat, grief."
"Without trust, words become the hollow sound of a wooden gong. With trust, words become life itself."
"Children not only have to learn what their parents learned in school, but also have to learn how to learn.
This has to be recognized as a new problem which is only partly solved."
Margaret Mead (1901-1978) EE.UU. famoso antropólogo, escritor, ambientalista.
"The more you read, the more you know.