218+ Lesson Learned Quotes That Make You Think

Each of the following positive lesson learned quotes is overflowing with wisdom, life lessons, and knowledge. All you need is a couple of minutes out of your day, and you can make different or better choices depending on what you learn.

Reading quotes about lesson learned in life can help you change your perspective. They encompass nearly every aspect that makes up our day-to-day lives.

Thanks to all the distractions around us today, it’s easy to lose focus of what really matters in our lives. Sometimes all we need a reminder. To help you make the most of your life, below is our collection of inspirational, wise, and thought-provoking lesson learned quotes:

Best Lesson Learned Quotes

We all make mistakes, how we correct them is what makes all the difference between success and failure. Zane Baker

History teaches, perhaps, very few clear lessons. But surely one such lesson learned by the world at great cost is that aggression, unopposed, becomes a contagious disease. Jimmy Carter

Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you. Steve Maraboli

Only people can change people. Michele Amitrani

I believe that God will help us to forget things, the memory of which would do us harm, or rather that He will enable us to remember only so much of them as will be for our good, and we, ourselves, not emotionally overwhelmed. The pain endured. The lesson learned. Let it now be forgotten! Face the future with courage, cheerfulness, and hope. Give God the chance and He will make you forget all that it would be harmful to remember. Bill Vaughan

I will not lose, for even in defeat/There’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me Jay-Z

Knowing when to forgive yourself and correct yourself is a blessing. Angel Moreira

We can not become what we need to by remaining what we are. Oprah Winfrey

I don’t dwell on the things that are too late to fix, but I do my best to get life’s lessons and put them into action. Les Brown

Every fault made is another valuable lesson learned. Kaylee Stepkoski

Let me get this straight. A mentally ill madman goes on a shooting spree to assassinate a United States Congressperson… and the lesson learned by liberals is that guns must be taken away from law-abiding citizens? Really? What’s the connection between a mentally ill nutcase and perfectly sane, responsible people? There is none. Wayne Allyn Root

Among the lessons learned in my lifetime is the ease with which corruption can enter high places in the mask of friendship. Sometimes the recipient is not aware of the barbed hook under the gift; often, he who gives may not know but be the unwitting agent of a craftier mind. Carlos P. Romulo

He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear. John Dryden

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. Lyndon B. Johnson

Don’t cry over those who didn’t check up on you or left you in crisis. Cry and laugh with those who stand in celebration with you. Sanjo Jendayi

A lot of people talk about life. Some love it. Some disparage it. And a few realize that life can be what you make it because they have learned from past experiences. Lessons learned from these experiences have often contributed greatly toward seeing the possibilities in what some people call the game of life. When we’ve been there and done that, we can have as good of an idea of what we don’t want as what we do want. Experience is certainly an excellent teacher! John Templeton

Every failure is a lesson learned about your strategy. Thomas A. Edison

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.  Deborah Reber

When you notice you’re thinking judgmental thoughts, pause. Try to catch yourself before you speak, text or do any harm. You can’t get those words back. Jessica Speer

Lessons that come easy are not lessons at all. They are gracious acts of luck. Yet lessons learned the hard way are lessons never forgotten. Don Williams

It was a huge deal, a huge musical discovery that became life lessons learned. You can’t return from having an experience like that. The Blind Boys are truly the deepest well of American musical heritage you can discover. Ben Harper

We cannot change the past. We can only take action in the present and, therefore, change the future. Ken Poirot

top lesson learned quotes

You’re never wrong if you love and help people. Maxime Lagacé

The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.  Oprah Winfrey

There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.  Shannon L. Alder

Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. Ernest Hemingway

Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. Og Mandino

All the lessons learned, unlearned; The young, who learned to read, now blind, Their eyes with an archaic film; The peasant relapses to a stumbling tune, Following the donkey’s bray; These only remember to forget. But somewhere some word presses, On the high door of a skull and in some corner, Of an irrefrangible eye, Some old man memory jumps to a child  Spark from the days of energy. And the child hoards it like a bitter toy. Stephen Spender

The moment you recognize what is beautiful in this world, you stop being a slave Aravind Adiga

Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. Nicole Sobon

You can’t move forward if you’re still hanging on. Sue Fitzmaurice

It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on. Nicholas Sparks

When something happens and it causes us pain, the pain is there to teach us a lesson. It is not so that we feel pain for the sake of pain. Cave Man

One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul. B. Nicole

The only reason that we humans and all creatures have made it thus far is because of the lessons learned consciously and unconsciously through the challenges we have been through. Bryan Kest

You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. C. S. Lewis

In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness. Toba Beta

Good intentions but bad results; bad results but lessons learned. There is a dark corner on every task beautiful and a beautiful corner on every task dark. Criss Jami

Lesson learned: Don’t ever put a guy up on a pedestal. It’s too easy for him to tip over and fall off. Kate Madison

Be humble to those who praise you, pleasant to those who honor you, kind to those who cherish you, good to those who love you, and generous to those who adore you. Matshona Dhliwayo

Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror. Byrd Baggett

Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. Mary Catherine Bateson

Forgive yourself for the blindness that put you in the path of those who betrayed you. Sometimes a good heart doesn’t see the bad.

There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind. C.S. Lewis

People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren’t already complicated enough. Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. J.P. Morgan

If you let him go and he doesn’t come back to you, he wasn’t yours to begin with. It’s a lesson learned in first grade Simone Elkeles

Life gives us experiences for personal development. Appreciate the lessons and be a learner. Lailah Gifty Akita

But he’s never been interested in me, and the last time I made a move on him, Caillen almost tore my arm out of its socket. Lesson learned. Syn off-limits. (Kasen) Sherrilyn Kenyon

Sometimes in life, your situation will keep repeating itself until you learn your lesson. Brigitte Nicole

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living. Roy T. Bennett

Take and chance and don’t ever look back. Never have regrets, just lessons learned. Kim Kardashian

There are so many things you can learn about, but you’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut. Dr. Seuss

It doesn’t matter how many years go by, how much therapy I embark on, how much I try to achieve that elusive thing known as perspective, which is supposed to put all past wrongs into their rightful and diminished place, that happy place where all the talk is of lessons learned and inner peace. No one will ever understand the potency of my memories, which are so solid and vivid that I don’t need a psychiatrist to tell me they are driving me crazy. My subconscious has not buried them, my superego has not restrained them. They are front and center, they are going on right now. Elizabeth Wurtzel

The one thing that I keep learning over and over again is that I don’t know nothing. I mean, that’s my life lesson. Dwayne Johnson

Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh

If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney

With every case from years ago there should be lessons learned. Jeh Johnson

Ignore anyone who says you can’t do something. Most likely, they’re talking about themselves. Eliza Green

The cars that our children and grandchildren will be driving in the future will be greener as a result of high-tech lessons learned. Ron Dennis

Stop breaking your heart. Learn to love people for who they are and not how you imagined them to be. Kierra C.T. Banks

And empowering stop comparing yourself to others quotes will inspire positivity and happy feelings.

Famous Lesson Learned Quotes

Every woman should have a daughter to tell her stories to. Otherwise, the lessons learned are as useless as spare buttons from a discarded shirt. And all that is left is a fading name and the shape of a nose or the color of hair. The men who write the history books will tell you the stories of battles and conquests. But the women will tell you the stories of people’s hearts. Karen White

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. Raymond Lindquist

You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go. Drew Gerald

One of the best lessons you can learn in life is to master how to remain calm. Catherine Pulsifer

There’s a lot of important issues being brought to the world about America’s role in proliferating weapons, about the lack of responsibility of anyone in authority in this country, you have the torture program, that NSA surveillance is Edward Snowden’s fault, just like proliferation of weapons is these kids’ fault. It’s ridiculous, there’s never any consequences, there’s never any lessons learned. Guy Lawson

You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ’I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life. Joel Osteen

We in the United States should be all the more thankful for the freedom and religious tolerance we enjoy. And we should always remember the lessons learned from the Holocaust, in hopes we stay vigilant against such inhumanity now and in the future. Charlie Dent

Sometimes moving on with the rest of your life starts with goodbye. Carrie Underwood

Knowledge without application is simply knowledge. Applying the knowledge to one’s life is wisdom and that is the ultimate virtue. Kasi Kaye Iliopoulos

A lesson learned at the muzzle has the virtue of never being forgotten. George Horace Lorimer

Life Lessons

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on. Bill Cosby

Grover murmured, Well, Percy, what have we learned today? That three headed dogs prefer red rubber balls over sticks? No, Grover told me. We’ve learned that your plans really, really bite! Rick Riordan

Sometimes someone has to hurt you deep enough just to let you know that they’re not the right one for you. Learn your lesson and move on.

The better way to define quality experience is Lessons Learned. Pearl Zhu

Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. Roy T. Bennett

The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind. Mignon McLaughlin

We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us Joseph Campbell

You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you. Jojo Moyes

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. Maya Angelou

I’m a professor  there should be some lessons learned  and how you can use the stuff you hear today to enable your dreams or enable the dreams of others. And as you get older you may find that enabling-the-dreams-of-others thing is even more fun. Randy Pausch

positive lesson learned quotes

It’s always about focusing not on the mistakes but on the lessons learned from them. John Wooden

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Seneca

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life it goes on. Robert Frost

In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. Mary Tyler Moore

If the twenty first century taught you anything, it was that your words belonged to everyone, even if they actually didn’t. Meg Wolitzer

It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. Ernie Harwell

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts. John Wooden

Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different ways. Twyla Tharp

There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go. Melanie Koulouris

The moment you recognize what is beautiful in this world, you stop being a slave. Aravind Adiga

Avoid doing the same you always do or the day will fill like an incoming tide. Allan Jenkins

Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to. Mandy Hale

A fool tries to outshine the sun; the wise gets closer to the sun and learns the art of shining. Michael Bassey Johnson

‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning Anyone can start over and make a new ending. Chico Xavier

It was an old lesson learned by governments: that war solves problems of control. Howard Zinn

The more you read, the more things you will know. Dr. Seuss

The biggest lesson I had in my life was failure. Tim Rice

Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go. Jackson Kiddard

State propaganda, when supported by the educated classes and when no deviation is permitted from it, can have a big effect. It was a lesson learned by Hitler and many others, and it has been pursued to this day. Noam Chomsky

Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past. Dan Brown

Your past does not equal your future. Anthony Robbins

Even the most daring and accomplished people have undergone tremendous difficulty. In fact, the more successful they became, the more they attributed their success to the lessons learned during their most difficult times. Adversity is our teacher. When we view adversity as a guide towards greater inner growth, we will then learn to accept the wisdom our soul came into this life to learn. Barbara Rose

Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes. Roy T. Bennett

My greatest life lessons have not come from any achievements I have attained but rather from the failures, heartaches, and setbacks that I have experienced. Dr. Marshall Hennington

The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind. Mignon McLaughlin

A man who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn’t been asleep. Dave Thomas

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. Alexander Graham Bell

And when you feel frustrated, positive hang in there quotes will remind you to appreciate the beauty around you.

Powerful Lesson Learned Quotes

The things you learn through your sadness, believe me, these are one of the best kind of lessons. Happiness can never teach you any of that. Khadija Rupa

Most people claim that they feel like they’re trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it’s important to know that there is a way out. Debeena Harris

If you want to go big in the business world, you need to have the right product at the right time. Pooja Agnihotri

Twists and turns in life produce straight and level mindset that is stable, resilient and reliable from practical experiences and lessons learned. Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.  Roy T. Bennett

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.  Seneca

The lessons learned on a pure practical production standpoint were immense. It instilled a faith that you can accomplish what you want if you just believe and stick together and continue to work at it. In that sense, it gives me the confidence to go into the next project with the belief that we can do it. This was an experiment in whether you can find a film without a singular conceit. Sam Pressman

Never run from the enemy, tackle them. Victoria Addino

Even though I’m a Jedi, I am not invincible. Jude Watson

I long for the simplicity of theatre. I want lessons learned, comeuppances delivered, people sorted out, all before your bladder gets distractingly full. That’s what I want. What I know is what we all know, whether we’ll admit it or not: every attempt to impose the roundness of a well-made play on reality produces a disaster. Life just isn’t so, nor will it be made so. John M. Ford

It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.  Nicholas Sparks

Do not constantly spend your time complaining about a problem you may be having or may be up against, focus your time toward correcting the problem. Always remember, Time is value! Victoria addino

Naughty? Me? I’m just a sheepdog puppy who wants to have fun. Saralyn Richard

Never submit we are all equals. Heather Nelson

Being a writer is an endless study in human transition and lessons learned or forgotten or misapplied. Sloane Crosley

You know when you’ve found it that’s something I’ve learned, cause you feel it when they take it away. Damien Rice

Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity. Henry Ford

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. Helen Keller

Lessons in life will be repeated until they are learned. Frank Sonnenberg

deep lesson learned quotes

Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention. Roy T. Bennett

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr. Seuss

When we feel that we are unfairly punished we have to remember this. There is always something to learn or to be thankful for.

This year has been full of lessons learned and soul searching and realizing I’m an adult. It’s time to take responsibility and not take the easy way out. Nicole Richie

Lessons learned are like bridges burned you only need to cross them but once. Is the knowledge gained worth the price of the pain, are the spoils worth the cost of the hunt? Dan Fogelberg

Life’s too mysterious to take too serious.  Mary Engelbreit

Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard. Dave Mustaine

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. Les Brown

The lessons learned in journalism also apply. Writing for NPR has taught me to cut a piece in half and then in half again  without losing the essence. Apply that to the swollen prose of a bulky novel and you might reveal a beautiful work. Julianna Baggott

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. Dr. Seuss

You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you. Maxwell Maltz

It’s not the mistake that matters, it’s how you interpret the lesson. Michelle C. Ustaszeski

Few things under heaven bring more benefit than the lessons learned from silence and the actions taken without striving. Laozi

The easy way to learn is from others mistakes. The hard way is from your own mistakes. The tragic way is not learning from either.

Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds us down or polishes us up depends on us. Thomas L. Holdcroft

Regrets should be a lesson learned, not a lifetime of misery. Jesus Apolinaris

It is advisable to apply what has been learned since it makes no sense to continue learning and never be able to direct. Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Not everything will go as you expect in your life. This is why you need to drop expectations and go with the flow of life.

Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on. Carrie Underwood

Success can be measured not only in achievements, but in lessons learned, lives touched and moments shared along the way. Nishan Panwar

Letting go isn’t a one-time thing, it’s something you have to do every day, over and over again. Dawson’s Creek

To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big. Aristotle Onassis

The mixture of pain and anger, from past experiences, are the most sincere colors to create new horizons on my canvas. Efrat Cybulkiewicz

I’m strong because I’ve been weak. I’m brave because I’ve been afraid. I wise because I’ve been foolish.

Life taught me love is risky. Death taught me to love even more. Maxime Lagacé

Throughout my career, I have benefitted from the experience and counsel of a wide range of people who took a very personal interest in me. As a result, I am always happy to share lessons learned from my journey with others. I am particularly passionate about mentoring young black girls. While we are a very diverse group, there is a special bond that connects us to each other. When I work with them, I see them in me and I believe they see me in them. By coming together, we are able to show the world the power and the promise of black girls. Laurel J. Richie

I’ve been burdened with blame trapped in the past for too long, I’m moving on  Rascal Flatts

Evaluate every performance on stage presence, concentration, delivery, material, and lessons learned. Franklyn Ajaye

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. John C. Maxwell

We all make them, the difference is what we do after we make the mistake, how we see the mistake  a learning experience or a failure. Catherine Pulsifer

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. Guy Finley

There are certain life lessons that you can only learn in the struggle. Idowu Koyenikan

Peace and Blessings manifest with every lesson learned. If your knowledge were your wealth then it would be well earned. Erykah Badu

We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell

Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others. Roy T. Bennett

At the right time, uplifting love yourself quotes can change things because beautiful words matter.

Motivational Lesson Learned Quotes

But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try. Chris Colfer

Lesson learned? When people say, You really, really must do something, it means you don’t really have to. No one ever says, You really, really must deliver the baby during labor. When it’s true, it doesn’t need to be said. Tina Fey

Lesson learned: If a guy tells you you’re his second choice, don’t make him your first. Kate Madison

As I’d found time and again throughout my life and would continue to find you do what you can, say your prayers, and hope for the best. Dick Van Dyke

The winner’s margin of victory also matters. If it’s a squeaker, that will make the lessons learned for both parties much murkier. Mara Liasson

The past is your lessons learned. The present is the gift of life. The future is for your goals! James Hauenstein

One time I didn’t leave my hotel room for four days, I was so stuck in my head. But now, with maturity and age, I’ve realized that winning isn’t everything. It’s very much about the journey, particularly in my sport. There are so many people on my team, and I’ve got to be conscious of them. So while winning is definitely the ultimate goal, the lessons learned when I don’t win only strengthen me. Lewis Hamilton

It’s clearly easier to get the snake out of the sack than it is to shove it back. Mary Morris

If there is one lesson that I have learned during my life as an analyst, it is the lesson that what my patients tell me is likely to be true  that many times when I believed that I was right and my patients were wrong, it turned out, though often only after a prolonged search, that my rightness was superficial whereas their rightness was profound. Heinz Kohut

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Martin Luther King Jr.

There’s no use crying over the past. Because the past is not to be mourned, but to be learned from.

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.  Steve Maraboli

I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. Eartha Kitt

A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realize how blessed you are.

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Never be ashamed! There’s some who will hold it against you, but they are not worth bothering with. J.K. Rowling

When you run into a wall, think, or you will do it again. Frank Sonnenberg

Behind every adversity is an opportunity. If you lament over the adversity, you will miss the opportunity. Ajaero Tony Martins

My past does not define me, it has enabled me to learn and grow into what I want to be tomorrow.

Once you accept that perfection is just a goal, screwing up isn’t so hard to handle. Each misstep is still a step, another lesson learned, another opportunity to get it right the next time. Nick Vujicic

Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. Denis Waitley

Wisdom is what you gain when realizing what the consequences are. Wazim Shaw

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein

I believe that nothing is more important to our ability to effectively address our present than understanding the lessons learned from those who have come before us. Charlie Gonzalez

Hearts will break and people will hurt you, darling. Her mother said. But when you let those people control your outlook on the life, you only allow them to have a greater hold on your happiness. Once you accept the fact that every day is a new day to begin again, life becomes a much easier path to walk. Courtney Giardina

Forget the past. Nelson Mandela

Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go. Roy T. Bennett

Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience. Kate Anderson

As children, in our own school of life, we soak up clues about our world just as eagerly as small squirrels. Exposure to children’s books provides verbal and visual material to help us along the way. So subtle and varied can the lessons be that it may take years before we use everything we absorbed. Anita Silvey

We learn something from everyone who passes through our lives. Some lessons are painful, some are painless. But, all are priceless.

Over the years I’ve come to realize that mistakes are just lessons, life lessons almost like school. Once you’ve learned a lesson in class, you move on to the next lesson because now you know it. Well mistakes are exactly the same. Rashard Royster

A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back-you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.  Jodi Picoult

Yes I was burned but I called it a lesson learned. Mistake overturned so I call it a lesson learned. My soul has returned so I call it a lesson learned…another lesson learned Alicia Keys

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.  Maya Angelou

When you see something, it can’t be unseen. When you hear a sound, it can’t be unheard. I know, deep down, that this evening I have learned something that can never be unlearned. Cecelia Ahern

Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes.

Chasing a person doesn’t give you value or build values in you. You earn your value by chasing morality and practicing dignity. Shannon L. Alder

First lesson learned: Knowing doesn’t hold a candle to doing. A.M. Jenkins

Even bad decisions usually result in good lessons learned. Cynthia Addai-Robinson

The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams. Oprah Winfrey

I spent an incredible amount of time during my teaching career serving on committees. I now regard the lion’s share of the time spent in committee work as having been wasted. One of the great lessons learned by those who achieve is how to manage time. John E Ferling

We all have challenges and battles in our life. Sometimes the lesson is less about defeating them and more about learning not to defeat ourselves. Brittany Burgunder

Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere. Paulo Coelho

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Dr. Seuss

If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so. Lev Grossman

I am learning to love the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me. A.G.

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. Richard Branson

If we use resources productively and take to heart the lessons learned from coping with the energy crisis, we face a future confronted only, as Pogo, once said, by insurmountable opportunities. The many crises facing us should be seen, then, not as threats, but as chances to remake the future so it serves all beings. Hunter Lovins

When life brings you full circle, pay attention. There’s a lesson there. Mandy Hale

The greatest lessons to be learned about life, love, purpose, meaning, and priority are to be learned from children. David Jeremiah

In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. Tom Bodett

I didn’t want to give up my Illinois driver’s license and was unaware that was a crime. It is, by the way, in the state of California. Lesson learned. I technically broke a law, so technically I deserve whatever I get. Patrick Stump

Not everyone is meant to be in your future. Some people are just passing through to teach you lessons in life.

Mistakes made in life are our lessons in disguise. And sometimes, the best lessons learned, came from the worst mistakes made.

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. Marshall McLuhan

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse

The reason the United States is not so likely to invade Iran is precisely because of the lessons learned from Iraq. And conversely, the Iranian push towards nuclear capability is calculated to deter invasions like the kind deposing Saddam Husain. Steven Pinker

I’m grateful for every scar, some pages turned, some bridges burned, but there were lessons learned. Carrie Underwood

No matter what’s going on in your life right now, best consistency quotes can help you reach your potential each day.