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Lack of opportunity is often nothing more than lack of purpose or direction

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage.
The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion.
live as if your were to die tomorrow. learn as if you were to live forever.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Don't demand perfection. But insist on continuous improvement.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.
Invest in yourself, in your education. There's nothing better.
Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
The cure for sorrow is to learn something.
Opportunities, many times, are so small that we glimpse them not and yet they are often the seeds of great enterprises. Opportunities are also everywhere and so you must always let your hook be hanging. When you least expect it, a great fish will swim by.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
I loved learning, it was school I hated. I used to cut school to go learn something.
In a world that is constantly changing, there is no one subject or set of subjects that will serve you for the foreseeable future, let alone for the rest of your life. The most important skill to acquire now is learning how to learn.
Learning is not compulsory but neither is survival.
All learning has an emotional base.
Prosperity belongs to those who learn new things the fastest.
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history -- with the possible exceptions of hand guns and tequila.
Could Hamlet have been written by a committee, or the Mona Lisa painted by a club? Could the New Testament have been composed as a conference report? Creative ideas do not spring from groups. They spring from individuals. The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam, whether it takes ultimate shape in a law of physics or a law of the land, a poem or a policy, a sonata or a mechanical computer.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
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.
You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it's all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you're willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you're willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you've got the potential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

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