Learning The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct. The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one’s enemies.Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.The mind of the thoroughly well-informed man is a dreadful thing. It is like a bric-?-brac shop, all monsters and dust, with everything priced above its proper value.Learning never exhausts the mind.My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed…. And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.