On Learning

Learning is a lifelong process. The act of being a student is one of the most rewarding gifts you can ever give yourself. Educate yourself people.

“Many students make the mistake of neglecting that which is near (that which is readily available and essential to you) to pursue what is far (other martial arts that are nonessential or not related to the very art you are learning). Your error in judgment and pursuit will take you thousands of miles off course. Therefore, you must be careful to make a clear distinction between what is essential to you and what is not.” – Bruce Lee

“Two roads diverge in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that made all the difference.” – Robert Frost

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

“I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I wish to be, I am even not what I hope to be, But by God’s grace and Christ’s love I am not what I used to be.” – John Newton

“I cannot describe the feeling I have knowing I have taught something to a student, and later they have displayed growth and are doing the right things…Whoa!!” – Charlemagne Tertulien

“I’m still learning.” – Michelangelo

“Learning is not obtained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” – Abigail Adams

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or at eighty.” – Henry Ford

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

“You’re never too old to start learning, and you’re never too young to aim high and achieve great things.” – Asa Hutchinson

On Learning

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