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

Most Powerful Unlearning quotations

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.

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

I believe in total immersion, if you want to be rich, you have to program your mind to be rich. You have to unlearn all the thoughts that were making you poor and replace them with new thoughts - rich thoughts.

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.

Before people can begin something new, they have to end what used to be and unlearn the old way.

The worst thing is not that the world is unfree, but that people have unlearned their liberty.

Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth.

He is too illiterate, unread, unlearned for his station and reputation.

Personal growth is not a matter of learning new information but of unlearning old limits.

Resist. Unlearn. Defy.

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.

We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.

Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life. Meaning does not lie in things. Meaning lies in us.

Habits of pessimism lead to depression, wither achievement, and undermine physical health. The good news is that pessimism can be unlearned, and that with its removal depression, underachievement, and poor health can be alleviated.

We do not have thousands of years to unlearn the wrong patters 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.

As you can see, there are quite a number of things taught in school that one has to unlearn or at least correct.

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.

We must unlearn the constellations to see the stars.

The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearned, but it is still nonsense.

Faith is unlearning this senseless worries and misguided beliefs that keep us captive. It is far more complex than simply modifying behavior. Faith is rewiring the human brain. We are literally upgrading our minds by downloading the mind of Christ.

Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning.

The Artist is no other than he who unlearns what he has learned, in order to know himself.

It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.' Osho

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.

The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love.

How can we give if there is nothing there?.

.. Support and understanding cannot come from the emotionally starved. Teaching cannot come from the unlearned. And most important of all, spiritual guidance cannot come from the spiritually weak.

It takes six years to make a golfer: three to learn the game, then another three to unlearn all you have learned in the first three years. You might be a golfer when you arrive at that stage, but more likely you are just starting.

Let our posterity know that we their ancestors, uncultured and unlearned, amid all trials and temptations, were men of integrity.

Meditation - Before you learn how to meditate, you must unlearn what you think meditation might be.

There must always be two kinds of art: escape-art, for man needs escape as he needs food and deep sleep, and parable-art, that art which shall teach man to unlearn hatred and learn love.

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.

My job is to explain stuff you don't know or already know and have to unlearn.

My job is to teach you stuff you don't know that you need to know, stuff you should know. I'm going to take what you already know and re-describe it.

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.

Practice the vocabulary of love - unlearn the language of hate and contempt.