Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child.
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
The child, merely by going on with his life, learns to speak the language belonging to his race. It is like a mental chemistry that takes place in the child.
It is mother’s influence during the crucial formative years that forms a child’s basic character. Home is the place where a child learns faith, feels love, and thereby learns from mother’s loving example to choose righteousness.
One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.
He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
At least for me, I believe that one learns from one’s mistakes. And I made significant mistakes, and I learned from them.