Quotes of Erudition

“ I am still learning. ”

- Michelangelo

“ The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. ”

- Herbert Spencer

“ This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, to whosoever will think of it. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ He who does not know foreign languages does not know anything about his own. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world. ”

- Matthew

“ By education most have been misled; So the believe, because they so were bred. The priest continues what the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man. ”

- John Dryden

“ Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months. ”

- Anthony J. D’Angelo

“ The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet. Agustin Marissa E ducation is bitter but the fruit is sweet. - Lord Chesterfield. ”

- Lord Chesterfield

“ If you study to remember, you will forget, but, If you study to understand, you will remember. - Unknown. ”

- Unknown

“ To know and not to do is not to know. ”

- Unknown

“ I do not believe...I know. ”

- Carl Jung

“ You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ A little learning 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

“ The knowledge of truth, combined with the proper regard for it and it's faithful observance, constitutes true education. ”

- Joseph F. Smith

“ To have a smattering knowledge of anything. ”

- George Chapman

“ Science is organised knowledge. ”

- Herbert Spencer

“ We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study. ”

- Woodrow Wilson

“ My wife wanted my children to have some Chinese culture and education. She believes the children need to learn two languages and two cultures. ”

- Jet Li

“ When your through learning, you're through. ”

- Vernon Law

“ Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be rather a sort of amusement; this will better enable you to find out the natural bent of the child. ”

- Plato

“ Literacy is not, as it is considered in our schools, a PORTION of education. It IS education. It is at once the ability AND the inclination of the mind to find knowledge, to pursue understanding, and out of knowledge and understanding, not out of received attitudes and values or emotional responses, however worthy, to make judgments. ”

- Richard Mitchell

“ Erudition can produce foliage without bearing fruit. ”

- Georg C. Lichtenberg

“ Erudition: dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ As to what respects the cure of this Disease, Stupidity, whether innate or acquir'd though it be not usuall be cured, yet it is want to be amended. ”

- Thomas Willis

“ Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. ”

- Immanuel Kant

“ A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit. ”

- Jawaharlal Nehru

“ Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. ”

- Daniel J. Boorstin
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