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A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain; And drinking largely sobers us again.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Learning
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
A man can learn only two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
~ Will Rogers | ( American humorist and actor. ) | 1879-1935 | Learning
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
~ Amos Bronson Alcott | (American educator. ) | 1799-1888 | Learning
quotes Division : Educators   
     
A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Learning
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
All learning has an emotional base.
~ Plato | (Greek philosopher. ) | 427 - 347 BC | Learning
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
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 | ( American industrialist. ) | 1863-1947 | Learning
quotes Division : Industrialists   
     
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
~ Albert Schweitzer | ( German theologian, philosopher, and physician. ) | 1875-1965 | Learning
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life.
~ Karl Kraus | ( Austrian satirist. ) | 1874-1936 | Learning
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Erudition can produce foliage without bearing fruit.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Learning
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Everywhere, we learn only from those whom we love.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Learning
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
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 | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Learning
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
~ Aristotle | (Greek philosopher and polymath ) | 384 BC - 322 BC | Learning
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart?
~ Johann Kaspar Lavater | ( Swiss theologian and poet. ) | 1741-1801 | Learning
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?
~ Walt Whitman | (American poet. ) | 1819-1892 | Learning
quotes Division : American poets   
     
He that won't be counseled can't be helped.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Learning
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
I had six honest serving men. They taught me all I knew. Their names were: Where, What, When, Why, How and Who.
~ Rudyard Kipling | ( British writer. ) | 1865-1936 | Learning
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
I've studied now Philosophy and Jurisprudence, Medicine -- and even, alas! Theology -- from end to end with labor keen; and here, poor fool with all my lore I stand, no wiser than before.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Learning
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
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 | (Greek philosopher. ) | 427 - 347 BC | Learning
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
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 | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Learning
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Learning
quotes Division : American poets   
     
In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Learning
quotes Division : German Poets   
     

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