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Re: Who said that?

I've not seen it in terms of programming, but the original is 
attributed to Confucius. This is the form I most often see:

     I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand.

I couldn't find an actual source, so it may be apocryphal.


On Friday, July 18, 2003, at 01:25 AM, Aaron Leung wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> there's a quote whose source and exact wording I can't recall.  The 
> sentiment goes something like: "When you read about it, [blank]; when 
> you can teach it, [another blank]; when you can program it, you 
> understand."  Does anyone know what this quote is?
> Aaron