Always Keep Learning

Posted by Criswell Freeman on

January 8.

On this day in 1935, Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. His twin brother, Jesse Garon Presley, was stillborn. In 1953, Elvis graduated from from L. C. Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee and landed a job, as a truck driver. One day, on a whim, he stopped his truck in front of a local recording studio and paid four dollars to record a song for his mother. A local producer heard the record and signed him up. Within two years, Elvis was America's one-of-a-kind musical icon. The young man who introduced much of the world to rock and roll, was once questioned about his musical training. He replied, “I don’t know anything about music. In my line of work, you don’t have to.” The rest of us, however, are well-advised to make continuing education a lifelong habit.

 As Long as You Live, Keep Learning

  “Learn your craft. Knock on every door. Keep learning and keep knocking.”
Sol Saks

 “All of life is a constant education."
Eleanor Roosevelt
 ”The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but a means to an education.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 “A career and a life should be a “work in progress,” a giant learning curve.”
Mel Tormé
“Don’t be afraid to take advice. There’s always something new to learn.”
Babe Ruth
 ”Never stop acquiring specialized knowledge.”
Napoleon Hill
 “I am now beginning to learn!”
Ludwig van Beethoven
(spoken late in life)
 Today’s Bible Verse

 A wise man will hear and increase in learning, and a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel.
Proverbs 1:5 NASB

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