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A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.
A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young. That's what sitting on your ass does to your face.
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
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of nature.
The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business.
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
Any great warrior is also a scholar, and a poet, and an artist.
Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar.
Every scholar, I presume, is not, necessarily, a man of sense.
OK, I'll put it like this: I doubt if we will see another All-American basketball athlete who is a Rhodes Scholar.
A mere ape in our world may be a scholar in its own, and the low life of any beast may be a source of deep satisfaction for the beast itself.
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.
As a scholar I am interested in the philosophy of language, semiotics, call it what you want, and one of the main features of the human language is the possibility of lying.
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.
I am a scholar of life. Every night before I go to sleep, I analyze every detail of what I did that day. I evaluate things and people, which helps me avoid mistakes.
And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock.
I'm a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen.
John Millington Synge
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
My grandfather, on my father's side, helped to draft one of the first constitutions of China. He was a fairly well-known scholar.
The diligent scholar is he that loves himself, and desires to have reason to applaud and love himself.
If you were a medieval scholar reading a book, you knew that there was a reasonable likelihood you'd never see that particular text again, and so a high premium was placed on remembering what you read. You couldn't just pull a book off the shelf to consult it for a quote or an idea.
To be a head boy, you have to be very clever, you have to be a scholar, and I was never a scholar in any shape or form.
He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes.
Thomas B. Macaulay
But as the arms-control scholar Thomas Schelling once noted, two things are very expensive in international life: promises when they succeed and threats when they fail.
The second, and I think this is the much more overt and I think it is the main cause, I have been increasingly demonstrating or trying to demonstrate that every possible stance a critic, a scholar, a teacher can take towards a poem is itself inevitably and necessarily poetic.
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