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(Berowne:) What is the end of study, let me know? (King:) What, that to know which else we should not know. (Berowne:) Things hid and barred, you mean, from common sense? (King:) Ay, that is study's godlike recompense.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Love's Labor's Lost (Berowne & King Ferdinand at I, i)

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So study evermore is overshot. While it doth study to have what it would, It doth forget to do the thing it should; And when it hath the thing it hunteth most, 'Tis won as towns with fire; so won, so lost.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Love's Labor's Lost (Berowne at I, i)

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Study is like the heaven's glorious sun, That will not be deep-searched with saucy looks: Small have continual plodders ever won, Save base authority from others' books.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Love's Labor's Lost (Berowne at I, i)

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One of the best methods of rendering study agreeable is to live with able men, and to suffer all those pangs of inferiority which the want of knowledge always inflicts.

Sydney Smith Quotes , Source: Second Lecture on the Conduct of the Understanding

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Priding himself in the pursuits of an inglorious ease. [Lat., Studiis florentem ignobilis oti.]

Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil) Quotes , Source: Georgics (4, 564)

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There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.

Cicero Quotes

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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.

Joseph Addison Quotes

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The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.

Percy Bysshe Shelley Quotes

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

Woodrow Wilson Quotes

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes

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