Quotes About Studies

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Yvonne Woon
“... In this world, darkness is always looming on the horizon. At Gottfried, instead of avoiding the dark, we meet it head on ...

do the same with your studies and with every obstacle you face in the future. Do not accept the confines of the world as you perceive it.

Instead, look for what you cannot see. There are universes among us, within us. Our only way out of darkness is to learn how to see WITHOUT light.
Yvonne Woon, Dead Beautiful

“kung alam ko lang na pwersado rin akong magtatrabaho nang ganito, nagsikap na lang sana ako sa eskwelahan nung bata ako. parehas lang naman palang nakakapagod. at least pag nakapag-aral ka, may pag-asa ka pang magkaroon ng magandang kinabukasan at makatulong sa iba.”
Bob Ong, Lumayo Ka Nga Sa Akin

Vladimir Bartol
“That's for the best. Otherwise they might realize they're in prison. It can't be helped. You women are used to harems and prisons. A person can spend his whole life between four walls. If he doesn't think or feel that he's a prisoner, then he's not a prisoner. But then there are people for whom the whole planet is a prison, who see the infinite expanse of the universe, the millions of stars and galaxies that remain forever inaccessible to them. And that awareness makes them the greatest prisoners of time and space.”
Vladimir Bartol, Alamut

Brandon Sanderson
“ah,the outdoors," Shallan said. "I visited that mythical place once. It was so very long ago, I've nearly forgotten it. Tell me, does the sun still shine, or is that just my dreamy recollection'

'Surely your studies aren't that bad.”
Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

Vladimir Bartol
“There's one other thing I'd like to remind you of, my dear. There've been many times when you've sworn to me that after all that life has dealt you, it was no longer possible for you to believe in anything. I replied that both life and my studies had led me to the same conclusion. I asked you, 'What is a person permitted, once he's realized that truth is unattainable and consequently doesn't exist for him?' Do you remember your answer?"
"I do, ibn Sabbah. I said something like this: 'If a person realized that everything people call happiness, love and joy was just a miscalculation based on a false premise, he'd feel a horrible emptiness inside. The only thing that could rouse him from his paralysis would be to gamble with his own face and the face of others. The person capable of that would be permitted anything.”
Vladimir Bartol, Alamut

Bret Easton Ellis
“Women aren't very bright," Rip says. "Studies have been done.”
Bret Easton Ellis, Imperial Bedrooms

Criss Jami
“If you use a philosophy education well, you can get your foot in the door of any industry you please. Industries are like the blossoms on a tree while philosophy is the trunk - it holds the tree together, but it often goes unnoticed.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

“Even for studies, where expenditure is most honorable, it is justifiable only so long as it is kept within bounds. What is the use of having countless books and libraries, whose titles their owners can scarcely read through in a whole lifetime? The learner is, not instructed, but burdened by the mass of them, and it is much better to surrender yourself to a few authors than to wander through many.”
Seneca, Treatises: On Providence, on Tranquility of Mind, on Shortness of Life, on Happy Life

Israelmore Ayivor
“No policeman had ever arrested anyone for over-reading; but ignorance prosecutes those who under-read. You begin to stop growing on the day you stop learning, so why not keep learning and keep growing!”
Israelmore Ayivor

Robert A. Heinlein
“Do you know your Bible?'
'Uh, not very well.'
'It merits study, it contains very practical advice for most emergencies.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

G.H. Hardy
“[Regarding mathematics,] there are now few studies more generally recognized, for good reasons or bad, as profitable and praiseworthy. This may be true; indeed it is probable, since the sensational triumphs of Einstein, that stellar astronomy and atomic physics are the only sciences which stand higher in popular estimation.”
G.H. Hardy, A Mathematician's Apology

Israelmore Ayivor
“If you want to go to a place you have never been before, you have to ask questions you have never asked before. Don't feel shy to ask questions about things you don't know!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

“According to an article in the Washington Post: The Food and Drug Administration has repeatedly urged antidepressant manufacturers not to disclose to physicians and the public that some clinical trials of the medications in children found that drugs were no better than sugar pills, according to documents and testimony released at a congressional hearing yesterday. Regulators supressed the negative information on the grounds that it might scare families and physicians away from the drugs, according to testimony by drug company executives. For at least three medications, they said, the FDA blocked the companies' plans to reveal the negative studies in drug labels.”
Irving Kirsch, The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth

Lailah Gifty Akita
“With great enthusiasm and determination you will master the art in your field.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Diana Palmer
“College was an experience I'll always cherish. Now I fund a scholarship at my alma mater in my late father's name—he'd laugh to know that it's a science scholarship, when I can barely do math! I also fund a nursing scholarship at the Oglala Lakota College in Kyle, South Dakota, in the name of my mother, who was a nurse.”
Diana Palmer

Anna C. Salter
“Jan Hindman knows all too well that people who have lied for decades about their offending would lie to her about being victimized as a child, so she compared the reports of abuse by child molesters who were not being polygraphed on their answers with a later group who was informed that they would have to take a polygraph after the interview. The group that was being polygraphed was also given immunity from prosecution for crimes previously unknown in order to take away one of the many reasons that offenders lie.[103]

The study is not about how good the polygraph is — although it appears to be highly accurate[104] and better than people are at detecting deception in any case. Rather, this study is about how good the offenders thought the polygraph was because the answers of the group who was going to take the polygraph turned out very different from the group who wasn't going.

In a series of three studies, the offenders who claimed they were abused as a child were 67 percent, 65 percent, and 61 percent without the threat of a polygraph. With polygraph (and conditional immunity), the offenders who claimed they were abused as children were 29 percent, 32 percent, and 30 percent, respectively. The polygraph groups reported approximately half the amount of victimization as children as the nonpolygraph groups did.

Nonetheless, the notion that most offenders were victims has spread throughout the field of sexual abuse and is strangely comforting for most professionals.”
Anna C. Salter, Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, And Other Sex Offenders

Richard Diaz
“Those who do scientific or medical studies and have conclusions are reflecting the results preferred by those who pay them.”
Richard Diaz

Lailah Gifty Akita
“With diligent practice, you will be an expert.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Aniruddha Sastikar
“It is the 'Teacher', that shapes a novice; not only with his studies, but character too.”
Aniruddha Sastikar

Mihai Eminescu
“Nu e carte să înveți
Ca viața s-aibă preț ­
Ci trăiește, chinuiește
Și de toate pătimește
Ș-ai s-auzi cum iarba crește.

(Mihai Eminescu - In zadar in colbul scolii)”
Mihai Eminescu

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Learning voyage, the greatest adventure.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

“Are you keeping up your good studies at school and working as hard as you always did?”
Diane Samuels, Kindertransport: A Drama

Karen Joy Fowler
“So the studies don't back me up. There'll always be more studies. We'll change our minds and I'll have been right all along until we change our minds again, send me back to being wrong.”
Karen Joy Fowler, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Piet Hein
“WHO IS LEARNED? A definition

One who, consuming midnight oil
in studies diligent and slow,
teaches himself, with painful toil,
the things that other people know.”
Piet Hein

“Comics are a sub-set of pictorial narrative; therefore, all comics are pictorial narratives, but not all pictorial narratives are comics.”
Robert C. Harvey

“Friends I would like to challenge you to do an experiment, in the privacy of your studies. Everywhere you see the name “Jesus” in the Bible, replace it with the word light and see what that does to you.”
Sunday Adelaja

Mark Schatzker
“Their [plant secondary compounds] healthful effects in humans, however, are not well understood, in part because things in nature like coriander and basil can't be patented so there isn't a lot of money being thrown at them, and in part because long-term studies that measure small effects of low doses are expensive and don't yield the kind of unambiguous, major effects you get with pharmaceuticals, but mainly because preventions are never as exciting as cures.”
Mark Schatzker, The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor

“Comics ... are sometimes four-legged and sometimes two-legged and sometimes fly and sometimes don't ... to employ a metaphor as mixed as the medium itself, defining comics entails cutting a Gordian-knotted enigma wrapped in a mystery ...”
Robert C. Harvey

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Knowledge is intellectual art.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Ludvig Holberg
“...naar jeg er hiemme, er jeg idelig udi et Slags Arbeyd, som foraarsager Hovedbryden, saa at jeg gaaer ud alleene for at lade Hiernen have fornøden Hvile. Saadan Hvile faaes fornemmeligen udi Fruer-Stuer, hvor der forefalder gemeenligen ikke uden jævn Snak, som ingen Meditation behøver. Og er det derfore, at, naar jeg haver studeret mig en Hovedpine til, jeg ingen heller besøger, end Madame N. N., hvilken fortæller mig intet uden hvad Mad hun haver spiset den Dag, eller hvor mange Ægg hendes Høns have udlagt den Uge, eller andre saadanne Materier, hvorved Hiernen ikke brydes eller Hovedets Seener strekkes.”
Ludvig Holberg, Epistler

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