Rabindranath Tagore, the first Nobel Prize winner in literature from Asia and one of the greatest poets our country has ever produced, had once said, "I couldn't get even a drop water from the vast ocean of knowledge.'
Soon after birth, a child starts learning; first from its mother, then from the surroundings and afterwards from teachers, parents, relatives, friends and even from unknown people.
The process of learning continues and the knowledge he acquires, is collected in his brain as experience. It goes till the very end of his life
Every day is a new day for learning something new.
'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease
If your field is related to information technology then you have to learn new technology version continuously otherwise you can not be remain active in your job.
Santosh Kumar Singh
(Sr. Microsoft Dynamics Axapta Technical,Mumbai)
These days professional require always upgrade of their knowledge in the developing fields. We have to look around about the happenings in our field and learn the new developments in our field. Then only you can be front runner. If you simply depend on your college education, competing in the modern world will become an hectic task. So everybody should understand the importance of learning and continue learning.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as is you were to live forever.. Mahatma Gandhi.
Yes I fully agree. Learning always doesn't mean only school-college education. In fact man(and woman) learns
1.as a baby developing in mother's womb (http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2013/08/babies-learn-recognize-words-womb)
2.as a child observing and interacting at home
3.as a student from teachers
4.as a parent from children (Yes kids can teach us a thing or two!)
5.as a human interacting with humans,animals and nature
6.Last but perhaps the best is learning from life and we live our lives!
In today's world of media driven news coverage, papers, TVs, what's forwards are often focussed on crimes, scams, killings,suicide, accident deaths so on and so forth. Instead, just for a day pick up your favourite book,google about something you didn't know, interact with kids and nature, then see the difference you would have certainly learnt something.
One other important fact we have to imbibe to your children and youngster is that Learning does not equate to a good job, does not equate to earning money.They should understand that learning is for a lifetime, facts to be stored in a corner of our wonderful brain to be used to enrich our lives (health,emotional and spiritual well being).
For adults and senior citizens, nurturing a hobby, sharing one's experience with people around you would certainly be learning in both directions.
We all know that elder persons do learn continuously. It does not mean learning from school or college. After the basic education one enters in a profession which may not have learned by him. Hence the individual starts learning several several new things. Like this at every stage one has to learn. Even after retirement many things have to be learned. So a human being go on learning from the time of birth till death time.
Beware! I question everything and everybody.