(a.k.a The Devil's Dictionary, New Millennia Edition)

 
Home Cynical Definitions Murphyisms Cynical People Daily Dose Suggest
   

 

 
learning

Cynical Definitions

n. The kind of ignorance displayed by the studious.

| | | |

Cynical Quotations

We learn from history that we do not learn from history.

— Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

| | | |


Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

— Douglas Adams

| | | |