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Top 17 Quotes for Learning and Development Professionals

In the world of Learning and Development, innovation and technology are moving fast. It's an incredibly exciting time to be in the industry. To help you stay focused and motivated, we rounded up a list of the 17 best Learning and Development quotes from contemporary business and thought leaders to famous minds throughout history.

Here are the top 17 quotes to inspire Learning and Development leaders and professionals:

1. "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." – Nelson Mandela

2. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.”  – Richard Branson

3. "I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act." – Bill Gates

4. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

5. “That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex; you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.” – Steve Jobs

6. "Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." – Warren Buffett

7. "As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others." – Bill Gates

8. “Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.” – Steve Jobs

9. “In business, what’s dangerous is not to evolve.” – Jeff Bezos


10. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower." – Steve Jobs

11. “You don’t need to be a genius or a visionary, or even a college graduate for that matter, to be successful. You just need framework and a dream.” – Michael Dell

12. "Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right." -Henry Ford

13. Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.  – Booker T. Washington

14. “I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.”  – Jeff Bezos

15. "The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that's changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." – Mark Zuckerberg

16. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

17. "Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right." – Henry Ford


Hopefully these quotes have served to inspire you in your Learning and Development endeavors. Do you have a favorite quote about Learning or Development? Share it in the comments below!


 

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