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
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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.
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