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It is always in season for old men to learn.Aeschylus More
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A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.Amos Bronson Alcott More
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Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.Francis Bacon More
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new! Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.Francis Bacon More
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Take good hold of instruction and don't let her go, keep her for she is your life.
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Learning. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.Ambrose Bierce More
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Be quick to learn and wise to know.George Burns More
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One should always think of what one is about: when one is learning, one should not think of play: and when one is at play, one should not think of one's learning.
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Wear your learning like a watch and do not pull it out merely to show you have it. If you are asked for the time, tell it; but do not proclaim it hourly unasked.
- 10Up 7Down 0George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron More
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For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.Miguel de Cervantes More
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You can never learn less, you can only learn more.Buckminster Fuller More
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Learn of the skillful; he that teaches himself, has a fool for his master.Benjamin Franklin More
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No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
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All other men are specialists, but his specialty is omniscience.Arthur Conan Doyle More
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Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.Anthony J. D'Angelo More
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The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.Cicero More
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Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
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The studious class are their own victims: they are thin and pale, their feet are cold, their heads are hot, the night is without sleep, the day a fear of interruption --pallor, squalor, hunger, and egotism.
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Learning isn't a means to an end; it is an end in itself.Robert A. Heinlein More
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Old foxes want no tutors.
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Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.Anthony J. D'Angelo More
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Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with. Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not merely pull it out and strike it; merely to show that you have one.
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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.Henry Ford More
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Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.Winston Churchill More
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Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.Confucius More
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We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.
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A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.Benjamin Disraeli More
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The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown.Albert Einstein More
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In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil.
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He that won't be counseled can't be helped.Benjamin Franklin More
- 32Up 4Down 1Johann Wolfgang von Goethe More
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Learning is a livelihood.
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Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.
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Learning makes a man fit company for himself as well as for others.
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The years teach us much the days never knew.
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Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.Benjamin Disraeli More
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This type of man who is devoted to the study of wisdom is always most unlucky in everything, and particularly when it comes to procreating children; I imagine this is because Nature wants to ensure that the evils of wisdom shall not spread further throughout mankind.Desiderius Erasmus More
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There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things and because it takes a man's life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly and the only heritage he has to leave.Ernest Hemingway More
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Some people will never learn anything well, because they understand everything too soon.
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In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.Eric Hoffer More
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As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.Albert Schweitzer More
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Never let formal education get in the way of your learning.Mark Twain More
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Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies.Leon Trotsky More
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Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
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All learning has an emotional base.Plato More
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Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.Plato More
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Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.Thomas Huxley More
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Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.Jim Rohn More
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Their learning is like bread in a besieged town: every man gets a little, but no man gets a full meal.Samuel Johnson More
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