Home > Miscellaneous >

Studying

I would live to study, and not study to live.
Send quote to a friend
Francis Bacon (1561-1626) British statesman and philosopher.
The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.
Send quote to a friend
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet.
No student knows his subject: the most he knows is where and how to find out the things he does not know.
Send quote to a friend
Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924) Twenty-eighth President of the USA.
Our delight in any particular study, art, or science rises and improves in proportion to the application which we bestow upon it. Thus, what was at first an exercise becomes at length an entertainment.
Send quote to a friend
Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English essayist, poet, and dramatist.
Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men's clothes.
Send quote to a friend
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
Send quote to a friend
Marcus Tulius Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer, politician and great roman orator.
The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.
Send quote to a friend
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) American author and poet.
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.
Send quote to a friend
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.
Too much attention to health is a hindrance to learning, to invention, and to studies of any kind, for we are always feeling suspicious shootings and swimmings in our heads, and we are prone to blame studies from them.
Send quote to a friend
Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

Advertisment