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I would live to study, and not study to live.

Francis Bacon (1561-1626) British statesman and philosopher.

The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.

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.

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.

Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English essayist, poet, and dramatist.

Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men's clothes.

Chinese proverb

There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.

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.

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.

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.

Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.