65 Unlearn Quotes On Success In Life

These unlearn quotes will inspire you. Unlearn, to put out of one’s knowledge or memory or to undo the effect of, discard the habit of.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging unlearn quotes, unlearn sayings, and unlearn proverbs.

Best Unlearn Quotes

  1. “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” ~ Alvin Toffler , Unlearn quotes relearn
  2. “For those who believe in God, most of the big questions are answered. But for those of us who can’t readily accept the God formula, the big answers don’t remain stone written. We adjust to new conditions and discoveries. We are pliable. Love need not be a command nor faith a dictum. I am my own god. We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state, and our educational system. We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  3. “Every day you must unlearn the ways that hold you back. You must rid yourself of negativity, so you can learn to fly.” ~ Leon Brown
  4. “Half of wisdom is learning what to unlearn.” ~ Larry Niven
  5. “The Artist is no other than he who unlearns what he has learned, in order to know himself.” ~ e. e. cummings

  6. “Many of us believe that we are victims to what happens to us, and therefore unworthy of anything better. What we’ve been taught and trained to believe about ourselves as children, often this is negative and we need to unlearn that. The way we unlearn them is by having a vision and moving forward. Staying focused and being true to that vision of what we desire for ourselves.” ~ Iyanla Vanzant
  7. “To Unlearn is as hard as to Learn” ~ Aristotle
  8. “Wisdom comes to those who learn nothing, unlearn everything.” ~ Anthony de Mello
  9. “The mind is slow to unlearn what it learnt early.” ~ Seneca the Elder
  10. “The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.” ~ Antisthenes

  11. “Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning.” ~ Antisthenes
  12. “The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.” ~ Gloria Steinem
  13. “By instructing students how to learn, unlearn and relearn, a powerful new dimension can be added to education. Psychologist Herbert Gerjuoy of the Human Resources Research Organization phrases it simply: ‘The new education must teach the individual how to classify and reclassify information, how to evaluate its veracity, how to change categories when necessary, how to move from the concrete to the abstract and back, how to look at problems from a new direction — how to teach himself. Tomorrow’s illiterate will not be the man who can’t read; he will be the man who has not learned how to learn.'” ~ Alvin Toffler , Learn unlearn quotes
  14. “The chief object of education is not to learn things but to unlearn things.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  15. “We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.” ~ Charles Bukowski

  16. “We must unlearn the constellations to see the stars.” ~ Jack Gilbert
  17. “We spend most of our lives trying to unlearn much of what we’ve been taught.” ~ Alexandra Stoddard
  18. “The best results are achieved by using the right amount of effort in the right place at the right time. And this right amount is usually less than we think we need.” ~ Tony Buzan
  19. “We are so trained in the thought system of fear and attack that we get to the point where natural thinking – love – feels unnatural and unnatural thinking – fear – feels natural. It takes real discipline and training to unlearn the thought system of fear.” ~ Marianne Williamson , Unlearn quotes thinking
  20. “By instructing students how to learn, unlearn and relearn, a powerful new dimension can be added to education.” ~ Alvin Toffler

  21. “The less unnecessary effort you put into learning, the more successful you’ll be . . . Doing the wrong thing with more intensity rarely improves the situation.” ~ Tony Buzan
  22. “As kids, we spontaneously sing and dance and tell stories, and along the way, someone comes and says, ‘No. You shouldn’t be doing that.’ And we slowly begin to unlearn our passions. I think you have to hold on to those things.” ~ J. Michael Straczynski
  23. “The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody’s word about them.” ~ Henry Bolingbroke
  24. “We, women of one country,
    Will be too tender of those of another country
    To allow our sons to be trained to injure theirs.” ~ Julia Ward Howe
  25. “Let us not unlearn what we have already learned” ~ Diogenes

  26. “Practice the vocabulary of love – unlearn the language of hate and contempt.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba
  27. “It’s not so much what you have to learn if you accept weird theories, it’s what you have to UNlearn.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  28. “It is not true to say that God wants to teach us something in our trials. Through every cloud He brings our way, He wants us to unlearn something.” ~ Oswald Chambers
  29. “But in order to have an adult faith, most of us have to outgrow and unlearn much of what we were taught about religion.” ~ Kathleen Norris
  30. “A scholar tries to learn something every day; a student of Buddhism tries to unlearn something daily.” ~ Alan Watts

  31. “We do not have thousands of years to unlearn the wrong patterns that were established over thousands of years. The exponential speed-up of these cumulative patterns of destruction means we have to both learn new patterns and put them into practice on a global scale within the next generation.” ~ Rosemary Radford Ruether
  32. “Many of us were taught that no sentence should begin with “but.” If that’s what you learned, unlearn it – there’s no stronger word at the start. It announces a total contrast with what has gone before, and the reader is thereby primed for the change.” ~ William Zinsser
  33. “Let us unlearn our wisdom of the world. Let us lie low in the Lord’s power, and learn that truth alone makes rich and great.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  34. “Every increase in your knowledge is a simultaneous decrease. You learn and you unlearn at the same time. A new certainty is a new doubt as well.” ~ Brian Eno
  35. “Meditation – Before you learn how to meditate, you must unlearn what you think meditation might be.” ~ Idries Shah

  36. “He who, in an enlightened and literary society, aspires to be a great poet, must first become a little child. He must take to pieces the whole web of his mind. He must unlearn much of that knowledge which has perhaps constituted hitherto his chief title to superiority. His very talents will be a hindrance to him.” ~ Thomas B. Macaulay
  37. “If you are well educated, and especially if you are a health professional, you will have to unlearn much of what you’ve been taught and start afresh with the rather disruptive thought that natural healing may actually work.” ~ Andrew Saul
  38. “The best results are achieved by using the right amount of effort in the right place at the right time. And this right amount is usually less than we think we need. In other words, the less unnecessary effort you put into learning, the more successful you’ll be… the key to faster learning is to use appropriate effort. Greater effort can exacerbate faulty patterns of action. Doing the wrong thing with more intensity rarely improves the situation. Learning something new often requires us to unlearn something old.” ~ Tony Buzan
  39. “For my part, I should be inclined to suggest that the chief object of education should be to restore simplicity. If you like to put it so, the chief object of education is not to learn things; nay, the chief object of education is to unlearn things.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  40. “It is almost as difficult to make a man unlearn his errors as his knowledge.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton

  41. “Children can be taught meditation more easily because they are not yet spoiled. When you have been spoiled the hard work is to help you to unlearn.” ~ Rajneesh
  42. “Practice. Learn and then unlearn – that’s the trick in finding your own style of playing. You can’t merely emulate, you have to innovate, or at the very least create your own path into the process.” ~ Carrie Brownstein
  43. “We need to unlearn some of our respect for education since it has undermined our respect for ourselves.” ~ Gloria Steinem
  44. “This world is changing enormously. In any position in a company you need to work very hard on learning new skills every day, but you also need to unlearn some of the old skills from the past.” ~ Paul Polman
  45. “Resist. Unlearn. Defy.” ~ Jeff Hardy

  46. “I dance for no reason, for reasons you can’t dance, Call me an activist of intellectualized circumstance You can’t learn my steps until you unlearn your thoughts Spirit, soul, can’t be store-bought.” ~ Saul Williams
  47. “You must acquire the best knowledge first, and without delay; it is the height of madness to learn what you will later have to unlearn.” ~ Desiderius Erasmus
  48. “It takes years as a woman to unlearn what you have been taught to be sorry for.” ~ Amy Poehler
  49. “to design means forcing ourselves to unlearn what we believe we already know, patiently to take apart the mechanisms behind our reflexes and to acknowledge the mystery and stupefying complexity of everyday gestures like switching off a light of turning on a tap” ~ Alain de Botton
  50. “Let us unlearn our wisdom of the world. Let us lie low in the Lord’s power, and learn that truth alone makes rich and great.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  51. “You are not born racist. You are born into a racist society. And like anything else, if you can learn it, you can unlearn it. But some people choose not to unlearn it, because they’re afraid they’ll lose power if they share with other people. We are afraid of sharing power. That’s what it’s all about.” ~ Jane Elliott
  52. “…You can’t unlearn something, even if you want to. You know what you know.” ~ Sarah Dessen
  53. “What you really have to do, if you want to be creative, is to unlearn all the teasing and censoring that you’ve experienced throughout your life. If you are truly a creative person, you know that feeling insecure and lonely is par for the course. You can’t have it both ways: You can’t be creative and conform, too. You have to recognize that what makes you different also makes you creative.” ~ Arno Allan Penzias , Unlearn quotes life
  54. “The way to find your own North Star is not to think or feel your way
    forward but to dissolve the thoughts and feeling that make you miserable.
    You don’t have to learn your destiny–you already know it; you just have to unlearn the thoughts that blind you to what you know.” ~ Martha Beck
  55. “The mind does not easily unlearn what it has been long in learning.” ~ Seneca the Younger

  56. “I don’t think you ever learn just one thing. At some point, you start unlearning things. I have been working hard to unlearn everything I know.” ~ Terry Gilliam
  57. “In the year 2000 an illiterate person will not be someone who can’t read or write, but someone who is not able to learn, unlearn and learn again.” ~ Alvin Toffler
  58. “The first problem for all of us, men and woman, is not to learn but to unlearn. We are filled with the popular wisdom of several centuries just past, and we are terrified to give it up. Patriotism means obedience, age means wisdom, woman means submission, black means inferior: these are preconceptions imbedded so deeply in our thinking that we honestly may not know that they are there.” ~ Gloria Steinem
  59. “Do not store in your brain useless information. Learn to unmind the mind. Unlearn whatever has been of no use to you. Then only can you fill your mind with divine thoughts.” ~ Sivananda
  60. “Learn by doing or even better unlearn by doing. The opposite of what you learned.” ~ Ernst Haas

  61. “We should teach our children nothing which they shall ever need to unlearn; we should strive to transmit to them the best possessions, the truest thought, the noblest sentiments of the age in which we live.” ~ Felix Adler
  62. “That which anyone has been long learning unwillingly, he unlearns with proportional eagerness and haste.” ~ William Hazlitt
  63. “We all would love sometimes to be free from our own knowledge. It is even the most difficult to unlearn – as the most important problems are.” ~ Ernst Haas
  64. “A person unlearns arrogance when he knows he is always among worthy human beings; being alone fosters presumption. Young people are arrogant because they always associate with their own peers, those who are all really nothing but who would like to be very important.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  65. “Neither of us seemed able to be close to anyone. Not even each other. Closeness meant the one you loved the most would cause you the most damage. How did you unlearn that? It was woven deep between every fiber and vessel. You couldn’t cut it out.” ~ Lisa Kleypas

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