Studying Proverbs

Sayings about Studying

Virtue comes not from chance but long study. ~ Italian Proverbs

The worst behaved students turn out to be the most pious preachers. ~ German Proverbs

The bitterness of studying is preferable to the bitterness of ignorance. ~ Filipino Proverbs

In studying the way, realizing it is hard; once you have realized it, preserving it is hard. When you can preserve it, putting it into practice is hard. ~ Zen Proverb

If you would understand men, study women. ~ French Proverb

We can study until old age and still not finish. ~ Chinese Proverb

There are five ways in which to become wise: be silent, listen, remember, grow older and study. ~ Arabian Proverb

Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men’s clothes. ~ Chinese Proverb

The lover of a student does not always become the wife of a graduate. ~ Mexican Proverb

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month’s study of books. ~ Chinese Proverb

Many students have become kings or queens, but no teachers have. ~ Taiwanese Proverb

Quotations about Studying

Saying about Studying

Leisure without study is death, and the grave of a living man. ~ Seneca

He that studies only men will get the body of knowledge without the soul; and he that studies only books, the soul without the body. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

Studies teach not their own use; but that is wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. ~ Francis Bacon

There is no study that is not capable of delighting us after a little application to it. ~ Alexander Pope

A few books, well studied, and thoroughly digested, nourish the understanding more than hundreds but gargled in the mouth, as ordinary students use. ~ Francis Osborne

The greatest significance of the present student generation is that it is through them that the point of view of the subjugated is finally and inexorably being expressed. ~ James Baldwin

If one studies too zealously, one easily loses his pants. ~ Albert Einstein

Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous. ~ Confucius

If you devote your time to study, you will avoid all the irksomeness of this life; nor will you long for the approach of night, being tired of the day; nor will you be a burden to yourself, nor your society insupportable to others. ~ Seneca

Study requires solitude, and solitude is a state dangerous to those who are too much accustomed to sink into themselves. ~ Samuel Johnson

My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed. ~ Allen Ginsberg

Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs. ~ Albert Einstein

There are more men ennobled by study than by nature. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

You are to come to your study as to the table, with a sharp appetite, whereby that which you read may the better digest. He that has no stomach to his book will very hardly thrive upon it. ~ William Russell Bedford

I would live to study, and not study to live. ~ Francis Bacon

Theories and goals of education don’t matter a whit if you do not consider your students to be human beings. ~ Lou Ann Walker

All students can learn. ~ Christopher Darlington Morley

The man who has acquired the habit of study, though for only one hour every day in the year, and keeps to the one thing studied till it is mastered, will be startled to see the way he has made at the end of a twelvemonth. ~ Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton

The noblest exercise of the mind within doors, and most befitting a person of quality, is study. ~ Sir William Ramsay

It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it. ~ Jacob Bronowski

Teaching is leaving a vestige of oneself in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures. ~ Eugene P. Bertin

Don’t try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed. ~ Marva Collins

I believe that the testing of the student’s achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning. ~ Carl Rogers

There is unspeakable pleasure attending the life of a voluntary student. ~ Oliver Goldsmith

The more we study the more we discover our ignorance. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

Study is the bane of boyhood, the aliment of youth, the indulgence of manhood, and the restorative of age. ~ Walter Savage Landor

Amusement to an observing mind is study. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

The love of study is in us the only lasting passion. All the others quit us in proportion as this miserable machine which holds them approaches its ruins. ~ Charles de Montesquieu

As land is improved by sowing it with various seeds, so is the mind by exercising it with different studies. ~ William Melmoth

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

His studies were pursued but never effectually overtaken. ~ H.G. Wells

They are not the best students who are most dependent on books. What can be got out of them is at best only material; a man must build his house for himself. ~ George MacDonald

I find four great classes of students: The dumb who stay dumb. The dumb who become wise. The wise who go dumb. The wise who remain wise. ~ Martin H. Fischer

Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life. ~ Henry L. Doherty

Study detains the mind by the perpetual occurrence of something new, which may gratefully strike the imagination. ~ Isaac Watts

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. ~ Clay P. Bedford

Whatever study tends neither directly nor indirectly to make us better men and citizens is at best but a specious and ingenious sort of idleness; and the knowledge we acquire by it only a creditable kind of ignorance, nothing more. ~ Henry St. John

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