Love Of Learning

If Love of Learning is your top strength, you love learning new things, whether in a class or on your own. You have always loved school, reading, and museums-anywhere and everywhere there is an opportunity to learn.

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Virtue Category

Love of Learning falls in the virtue category of Wisdom. Wisdom deals with strengths that involve the way we acquire and use knowledge.

Key Concepts

Love of learning describes the way in which a person engages new information and skills. Love of learning is a strength that teachers would like to see in their students, parents want to encourage in their children, therapists support in their clients, and employers try to foster in their employees. It has important motivational consequences because it helps people persist through challenges, setbacks and negative feedback.  

How to Learn Anything

Love of Learning In Action

Love of Learning Motto

Learn something from every situation.

Exercises for Boosting Love of Learning

  • Deliberately learn five new words, including their meaning and usage, at least twice a week.
  • Read a non-fiction book monthly on a topic you find absorbing and engaging. 
  • Follow an ongoing global event through newspapers, TV or internet.

Examples of Love of Learning


  • Akeelah and the Bee
  • Mad Hot Ballroom
  • Madame Curie
  • The Chorus
  • Billy Elliot
  • Learn More


  • Teach Me Tonight
  • Keep On Growing - Derek & The Dominos
  • Downtown - Petula Clark
  • To Sir With Love - LuLu
  • Teach Your Children Well - CSNY
  • ABC - Jackson 5

Where Does Love of Learning Fall In Your Strengths Profile?

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