Quotations on Study

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I spent six years in Bible study because I needed to get grounded. People really need to spend time in the Bible getting to know the God they claim to love.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: Love, Time, God, People, Bible, Study, Years)

I would say that the Pentagon Papers case of 1971 - in which the government tried to block the The New York Times and The Washington Post that they obtained from a secret study of how we got involved in the war in Vietnam - that is probably the most important case.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: Government, War, Post, Study, Vietnam, Washington)

The proper study of mankind is woman.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Mankind, Study, Woman)

The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind. You should never trifle with Nature.
- Louis Agassiz
(Keywords: Nature, Mind, Study, Trifle)

So, to prepare for the role, I had to take music lessons, talk to wives who had husbands overseas, and carefully study the reactions and mannerisms of a friend who was expecting.
- June Allyson
(Keywords: Music, Friend, Husbands, Study, Talk, Wives)

My intention was to enroll at McGill University but an unexpected series of events led me to study physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Sidney Altman
(Keywords: Technology, Events, Intention, Physics, Study, University)

My graduate study was interrupted, like that of many others, by World War II.
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Keywords: War, Study, World, World war)

You don't want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel.
- Richard Bach
(Keywords: Answers, Colors, Light, Questions, Study, Want)

In fact, a University of Connecticut study showed that as many as three in four pre-teens and teens who are exposed to Internet gambling become addicted.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: Fact, Gambling, Internet, Study, University)

Shockingly, a University of Pennsylvania study says the number of young people addicted to gambling - largely due to increased exposure to the Internet and Internet gambling - grew by an alarming 20 percent between 2004 and 2005 alone.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: People, Gambling, Internet, Study, University)

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Man, Mathematics, Study, Wit)

Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Medical, Change, Growth, Cause, Nations, Population, Question, Study, United)

Study the public behavior of top stars and you can detect a keen attentiveness to brand value.
- Peter Bart
(Keywords: Behavior, Public, Stars, Study, Value)

The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries with terror before being defeated.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Beauty, Artist, Being, Study, Terror)

I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight.
- Venerable Bede
(Keywords: Discipline, Church, Delight, Singing, Study, Teaching, Writing)

The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists.
- Ruth Benedict
(Keywords: Culture, Fulfillment, Press, Scientists, Study, Today)

Apart from two periods of intense study, of music between the ages of 12 and 14 and of mathematics between the ages of 14 and 16, I coasted, daydreaming, through most of my school years.
- James W. Black
(Keywords: Music, Mathematics, School, Study, Years)

What is supposed to be the very essence of Judaism - which is the notion that it is by study that you make yourself a holy people - is nowhere present in Hebrew tradition before the end of the first or the beginning of the second century of the Common Era.
- Harold Bloom
(Keywords: People, Beginning, End, First, Judaism, Present, Study, Tradition)

Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look, The fields his study, Nature was his book.
- Robert Bloomfield
(Keywords: Nature, Study, World)

To the present writer a careful study of the facts now available seems to leave no doubt that civilization was born at the southeast corner of the Mediterranean.
- James H. Breasted
(Keywords: Civilization, Doubt, Facts, Now, Present, Study, Writer)

It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.
- James H. Breasted
(Keywords: Science, Achievement, Career, Study, Unity)

Well, the teacher I studied with for nineteen and a half years was a man named Paul Gavert. He was a great lieder singer, so basically I'm a trained lieder singer because of that teacher. The teacher I currently study with - since 1995 - is Joan Lader, who also studied with Gavert.
- Betty Buckley
(Keywords: Man, Study, Years)

In other words, I'd say the whole story of Bob Dylan is one man's search for God. The turns and the steps he takes to find God are his business. I think he went to a study group at the Vineyard, and it created a lot of excitement.
- T-Bone Burnett
(Keywords: God, Business, Excitement, Man, Study, Words)

The secret to being a writer is that you have to write. It's not enough to think about writing or to study literature or plan a future life as an author. You really have to lock yourself away, alone, and get to work.
- Augusten Burroughs
(Keywords: Life, Work, Being, Future, Literature, Study, Writer, Writing)

If you want to study one of these strange organisms, you had better have a good justification. It's not good to study gene organisation in some obscure insect that no one's ever heard about.
- Thomas R. Cech
(Keywords: Justification, Study, Want)

The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity.
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Keywords: Difference, Morals, Pride, Study, Vanity)

God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
- Pierre Charron
(Keywords: God, Nature, Deed, Man, Study, Word, World)

There is no theoretical study of motherhood. You know, before I became a mother, I did play a mother, but I was like - I was more thinking of my own mother. I was doing my mother.
- Joan Chen
(Keywords: Mother, Motherhood, Play, Study, Thinking)

Each of our children during their high school years went to 'early morning seminary' - scripture study classes that met in the home of a church member every school day morning from 6:30 until 7:15.
- Clayton Christensen
(Keywords: Home, Church, Children, Day, School, Scripture, Study, Years)

The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no practical results to follow.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Knowledge, Results, Study, Universe)

When I went to the University, the medical school was the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life, its nature, its origins, and its ills.
- Albert Claude
(Keywords: Medical, Life, Nature, Hope, School, Study, University)

This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case.
- Albert Claude
(Keywords: Death, Work, Mother, Appreciation, Familiarity, Medicine, Study, Tragedy)

Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Keywords: Bible, Being, Study, Style, Will, Writer)

Kinsey was trying to study sex scientifically, get rid of the overlay of culture and religion.
- Bill Condon
(Keywords: Religion, Sex, Culture, Study, Trying)

I am worth some study, if for no one else but myself. I hope that you feel likewise... even if only about yourself.
- David J. Cook
(Keywords: Hope, Study, Worth)

Very curious, at the age of about 13 years, Oswald began to study Marxism and he kept on in his writing, affirming that he was a Marxist. Probably he did want to show himself as a great, supreme Marxist.
- John Sherman Cooper
(Keywords: Age, Marxism, Study, Want, Writing, Years)

I didn't want to do a zoo show. I didn't want to do a study of someone with mental illness. I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their life.
- Daniel Craig
(Keywords: Life, Illness, Study, Trying, Want)

The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.
- Aleister Crowley
(Keywords: Science, People, Conscience, Study, World)

And it has become a kind of a truism in the study of creativity that you can't be creating anything with less than 10 years of technical knowledge immersion in a particular field.
- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(Keywords: Knowledge, Creativity, Study, Years)

The best way to learn about writing is to study the work of other writers you admire.
- Jeffery Deaver
(Keywords: Work, Study, Writers, Writing)

I slept for four years. I didn't study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts.
- Don DeLillo
(Keywords: Communication, Study, Years)

Tasmanian history is a study of human isolation unprecedented except in science fiction - namely, complete isolation from other humans for 10,000 years.
- Jared Diamond
(Keywords: History, Science, Fiction, Isolation, Study, Years)

During the winter when the weather is too poor to work outside, I do use drawings and photographs, but I change my work so it is not just a time and place study.
- John Dyer
(Keywords: Change, Time, Work, Poor, Study, Weather, Winter)

The musician writes for the orchestra what his inner voice sings to him; the painter rarely relies without disadvantage solely upon the images which his inner eye presents to him; nature gives him his forms, study governs his combinations of them.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Keywords: Nature, Eye, Study, Voice)

If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer you must go to college. But if you want to be a musician or such, study your craft. Study music.
- Billy Eckstine
(Keywords: Music, College, Study, Want)

I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Keywords: Music, Work, Actor, London, School, Study, Theater, Theatre, Youth)

When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus
(Keywords: Anger, Fault, Forget, Man, Study, Will)

The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul.
- Eliza Farnham
(Keywords: Beauty, Experience, Life, Soul, Development, Language, Office, Study, Value, Will)

A Congressional Budget Office study estimated that gulf energy infrastructure repair costs will be between $18 billion and $31 billion, just from the damages the hurricane created.
- Mark Foley
(Keywords: Energy, Office, Study, Will)

To recover a spiritual tradition in which creation, and the study of creation, matters would be to inaugurate new possibilities between spirituality and science that would shape the paradigms for culture, its institution, and its people.
- Matthew Fox
(Keywords: Science, People, Creation, Culture, Possibilities, Spiritual, Spirituality, Study, Tradition)



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