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The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock.
Any great warrior is also a scholar, and a poet, and an artist.
I am a scholar of religions with four degrees, including one in the New Testament and fluency in Biblical Greek, who has been studying the origins of Christianity for two decades, who also happens to be Muslim.
The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.
George F. Kennan
Truth, which is important to a scholar, has got to be concrete. And there is nothing more concrete than dealing with babies, burps and bottles, frogs and mud.
I have a graduate degree from Penn State. I studied at Penn State under a noted Hemingway scholar, Philip Young. I had an interest in thrillers, and it occurred to me that Hemingway wrote many action scenes: the war scenes in 'A Farewell to Arms' and 'For Whom the Bell Tolls' come to mind. But the scenes don't feel pulpy.
I often wonder what I will be remembered in history for. Scholar? Military hero? Builder?
Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar.
I was lucky enough to be fairly quick at understanding what was taught, but unlucky enough not to be really interested in it, so I always got my exams but never had the scholar's love of learning for its own sake.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The prison-industrial complex and the military-industrial complex are here with us and are multi-billion dollar enterprises. We can make more money off the kid in Compton if he's a criminal instead of a scholar. It's business.
Each day is the scholar of yesterday.
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.
I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young. That's what sitting on your ass does to your face.
It has been the acknowledged right of every Marxist scholar to read into Marx the particular meaning that he himself prefers and to treat all others with indignation.
John Kenneth Galbraith
OK, I'll put it like this: I doubt if we will see another All-American basketball athlete who is a Rhodes Scholar.
As a scholar who regularly surveys archival material, I think that, a century from now, cultural historians will find David Horowitz's spiritual and political odyssey paradigmatic for our time.
His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.
I can scarcely manage to scribble a tolerable English letter. I know that I am not a scholar, but meantime I am aware that no man living knows better than I do the habits of our birds.
John James Audubon
Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.
One thing Tolkien does incredibly well - and this is from a lay person's point of view; I am not scholar or anything - is that you don't have to make an effort to envisage the worlds that he writes about.
Not everyone realises that to write a really good piece of journalism is at least as demanding intellectually as the achievement of any scholar.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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