Motivational Quotes: Resourcefulness

7 03 2010

Resourcefulness : Use what you learn!

 “Making mental connections is our most crucial learning tool, the essence of human intelligence; to forge links; to go beyond the given; to see patterns, relationships, context.”
Marilyn Ferguson

We do not learn from our experiences; we learn by reflecting on our experiences.”
John Dewey

“The purpose of a course on thinking is to enhance student’s abilities to face new challenges and to attack novel problems confidently, rationally and productively.”
Marilyn J. Adams

“We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.”
Samuel Smiles

“We learn the ropes of life by untying its knots.”
Jean Toomer

“Learning is the ability to make sense out of something you observe based on your past experience and being able to take that observations and associate it with meaning.”
Ruth and Art Winter

“I’ve never made a mistake. I’ve only learned from experience.”
Thomas A. Edison

“Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, ‘I have failed three times,’ and what happens when he says, ‘I’m a failure.’”
S. I. Hayakawa
 
“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”
George Bernard Shaw

“It is necessary for us to learn from others’ mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself.”
Hyman Rickover

 “The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.”
Bishop W. C. Magee

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.”
Colin Powell

“Look back to learn how to look forward.”
Joe Girard

“Life can be real rough . . . you can either learn from your problems, or keep repeating them over and over.”
Marie Osmond

“When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

“Life must be understood backwards. But it must be lived forward.”
Soren Kierkegaard

“What I’ve been doing in practice will carry over into the game.”
Randall Cunningham, Professional Football Player

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
Albert Einstein

“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.”
Auguste Rodin

“Education is knowing where to go to find out what you need to know; and it’s knowing how to use the information you get.”
William Feather, Author and Publisher
 
“Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.”
Phyllis Theroux

“What looks like a loss may be the very event which is subsequently responsible for helping to produce the major achievement of your life.”
Srully D. Blotnick

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