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91 Best Quotes For Training Employees

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Every good leader knows how vital training is to attract and retain the top talents. We've compiled a list of amazing quotes for training employees that great leaders and pioneers shared to further shed light on this process.

Training is the method of improving the employees' talents, abilities, and expertise to perform. However, many companies still find their training to be not quite effective. Since training enhances the thought process, which contributes to better workplace results. Your employee training system should be a continuous and never-ending process to reap the best benefits.

So, before you begin developing training program in your company, make sure you instill some motivation.

Choosing some nice quotes to promote employee training can be very helpful. You can include the quotes in the appreciation emails you send to employees after training or when you first start your day.

Here are some inspirational quotes for training employees that will overcome all drawbacks and motivate everyone, including you and your employees.

91 Inspirational Quotes For Training Employees From Personalities Around The World

1. Henry Ford

The only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is not training them and having them stay.

2. Patti Shank

If learners think it looks bad, you may have lost a good percentage of the battle in getting them to pay attention.

3. Julie Dirksen

Learning experiences are like journeys. The journey starts where the learning is now and ends where the learner is more successful. The end of the journey isn't knowing more, it's doing more.

4. Sir Winston Churchill

Where my reason, imagination, or interest were not engaged, I would not or could not learn.

5. C. William Pollard

Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit.

6. Dave McDermott

Gamification is finding the way to incent the behaviors that you want your team to have.

7. Jack Welch

An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage.

8. Jake Orlowitz

It is a play that makes people unafraid to fail and confident to try new things. It is a play that helps us do serious things better because we enjoy them and feel a sense of joy in our achievements.

9. Zig Ziglar

The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is to not train them and keep them.

10. Shep Hyken

Training helps teach the vision and mission, but employees must put the training into action to have meaning.

11. Andy Grove

There are only two way a manager can impact an employee's output: motivation and training. If you are not training, then you are neglecting half the job.

12. Thomas J Watson

I was recently asked if I would fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied; I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?

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13. Gregory Balestrero

Employees cannot become more productive in every sense of the word unless are provided with continuous on-the-job training.

14. Richard Branson

Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so that they don't want to.

15. Peter Drucker

Every enterprise is learning and teaching institution. Training and development must be built into it on all levels, training, and development that never stop.

16. Muhammad Ali

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

17. John Bright

Training and development: The best development programmes change the way people see themselves.

18. John F. Kennedy

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

19. Benjamin Franklin

For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head.

20. Confucius

Learn as if you were not reaching your goal and as though you were scared of missing it.

21. Dr. Seuss

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.

22. Mahatma Gandhi

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

23. Phil Collins

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

24. Leonardo da Vinci

Learning never exhausts the mind.

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25. Aristotle

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.

26. Anton Chekhov

Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.

27. Plato

Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.

28. Pablo Picasso

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

29. Albert Einstein

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

30. B.B. King

The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.

31. Mary Poppins

In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and — SNAP! — the job's a game!

32. Patti Shank

If learners think it looks bad, you may have lost a good percentage of the battle in getting them to pay attention.

33. Sybil F. Stershic

The way your employees feel is the way your customers will feel. And if your employees don't feel valued, neither will your customers.

34. Sugata Mitra

Learning can emerge as spontaneous order at the edge of chaos.

35. Howard Shultz

Starbucks is not an advertiser; people think we are a great marketing company, but in fact we spend very little money on marketing and more money on training our people than advertising.

36. Daniel Akaka

I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel.

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37. Frederick William Robertson

Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated.

38. Sylvia Matthews Burwell

Job training empowers people to realize their dreams and improve their lives.

39. Bill Gates

We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.

40. Warren Bennis

Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing.

41. Leo Buscaglia

Change is the end result of all true learning.

42. Abu Bakr

Knowledge is the life of the mind.

43. Nelson Mandela

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

44. Abigail Adams

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

45. Warren Buffett

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.

46. Steve Jobs

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

47. Jeff Bezos

In business, what's dangerous is not to evolve.

48. W.B. Yeats

Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire.

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49. Michael Dell

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.

50. John Cleese

He who laughs most, learns best.

51. Booker T. Washington

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

52. Mark Zuckerberg

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.

53. Jiddu Krishnamurti

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.

54. Frank Herbert

One learns from books and example only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things.

55. Anthony J. D'Angelo

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

56. Earl Nightingale

One hour per day of study in your chosen field is all it takes. One hour per day of study will put you at the top of your field within three years. Within five years you'll be a national authority. In seven years, you can be one of the best people in the world at what you do.

57. Marvin Minsky

You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way.

58. Michael J. Gelb

Research shows that you begin learning in the womb and go right on learning until the moment you pass on. Your brain has a capacity for learning that is virtually limitless, which makes every human a potential genius.

59. E. M. Forster

Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.

60. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply.

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61. Richard Feynman

Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.

62. Nikos Kazantzakis

True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.

63. Doris Lessing

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.

64. William Crawford

Being a student is easy. Learning requires actual work.

65. Howard Gardner

If you think education is expensive, try estimating the cost of ignorance.

66. Herbert Spencer

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

67. Michelangelo

I am still learning.

68. Tim Sanders

Education without application is just entertainment.

69. Tom Colicchio

Recipes tell you nothing. Learning techniques is the key.

70. Wendell Berry

The ability to speak exactly is intimately related to the ability to know exactly.

71. Claude Bernard

It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.

72. Terry Heick

Learning is synthesizing seemingly divergent ideas and data.

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73. Alvin Toffler

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

74. Harry S Truman

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.

75. Robert A. Heinlein

I never learned from a man who agreed with me.

76. Chinese Proverb

A man who asks is a fool for five minutes. A man who never asks is a fool for life.

77. Oliver Wendell Holmes

A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.

78. Clay P. Bedford

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.

79. Antisthenes

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.

80. Mortimer Adler

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.

81. Thomas Szasz

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.

82. Sydney J. Harris

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

83. John Updike

You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it.

84. Elie Wiesel

There is divine beauty in learning…. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps.

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85. Malcolm X

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

86. William Arthur Ward

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

87. Robert Frost

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

88. Brain Tracy

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

89. Anonymous

If you are willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.

90. Anonymous

The expert in anything was once a beginner.

91. E.M. Forster

Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.

Wrapping it up

There you go — 91 pieces of wisdom in one delightful pie of motivation! Several of these quotes for training will inspire your team to participate in the training actively. Others will encourage you to find innovative ways to make the process more interesting and engaging. Either way round, it's clearly a win-win situation!

Bhaswati Roy

This article is written by Bhaswati Roy who is a Content Marketer at Vantage Circle. In her spare time, she can be found reading crime thrillers or scrolling through food apps, unable to pick what to eat next. For any related queries, contact