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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.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

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

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

For the high achievers, studying gave them the pleasing, absorbing challenge o flow 40 percent of the hours they spent at it. But for low achievers, studying produced flow only 16 percent of the time; more often that not, it yielded anxiety, with the demands outreaching their abilities

Author: Daniel Goleman

Profession: American Editor, Author

The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American 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.

Author: Plato

Profession: Greek Philosopher

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

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

The noblest exercise of the mind within doors, and most befitting a person of quality, is study.

Author: Sir William Ramsay (1852-1916)

Profession: Scottish Chemist

The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

Profession: British Poet

No student knows his subject: the most he knows is where and how to find out the things he does not know.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA