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109 Learning Quotes

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Essays--Of Studies

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And as he thus spake for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad.

Bible Quotes , Source: Acts (ch. XXVI, v. 24)

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Consider that I laboured not for myself only, but for all them that seek learning.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiasticus (ch. XXXIII, v. 17)

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The king to Oxford sent a troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force; With equal care, to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs allow no force but argument.

Sir William Browne Quotes , Source: Epigram--In reply to Dr. Trapp

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Learning will be cast into the mire and trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude.

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Reflections on the Revolution in France

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Out of too much learning become mad.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy (pt. III, sec. 4, memb. 1, subsec. 2)

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And wisely tell what hour o' th' day The clock does strike by Algebra.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. I, canto I, 125)

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In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater; For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of pots of ale.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. I, canto I, l. 119)

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The languages, especially the dead, The sciences, and most of all the abstruse, The arts, at least all such as could be said To be the most remote from common use, In all these he was much and deeply read.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto I, st. 40)

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And gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche.

Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes , Source: The Canterbury Tales (prologue, l. 308)

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Learning is a kind of natural food for the mind. [Lat., Doctrina est ingenii naturale quoddam pabulum.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: adapted from "Acad. Quaest.", 4, 41

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When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings, Then Learning shines, the best of precious things.

Edward Cocker Quotes , Source: Urania

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Learn avidly. Question repeatedly what you have learned. Analyze it carefully. Then put what you have learned into practice intelligently.

Edward Cocker Quotes , Source: Urania

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There is the love of knowing without the love of learning; the beclouding here leads to dissipation of mind.

Confucius Quotes , Source: Analects (bk. XVII, ch. VIII)

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Here the heart May give a useful lesson to the head, And learning wiser grow without his books.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. VI, Winter Walk at Noon, l. 85)

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To the devil with those who published before us. [Lat., Pereant qui ante nos nostra dixerunt.]

Aelius Donatus Quotes , Source: quoted by St. Jerome, his pupil

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Next these learn'd Jonson in this list I bring Who had drunk deep of the Pierian Spring.

Michael Drayton Quotes , Source: Of Poets and Poesie

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It is the worst of madness to learn what has to be unlearnt. [Lat., Extremae est dementiae discere dediscenda.]

Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus Quotes , Source: De Ratione Studii

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Learning by study must be won; 'Twas ne'er entail'd from son to son.

John Gay Quotes , Source: The Pack Horse and Carrier (l. 41)

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Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

Abigail Adams Quotes

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A man in this world without learning is as a beast of the field.

Hindu Proverb Quotes

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Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.

Horace Quotes

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The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.

Newton D. Baker Quotes

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Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

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Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

William A. Ward Quotes

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