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A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young. That's what sitting on your ass does to your face.
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.
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
The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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.
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Each day is the scholar of yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
My grandfather, on my father's side, helped to draft one of the first constitutions of China. He was a fairly well-known 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 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.
The diligent scholar is he that loves himself, and desires to have reason to applaud and love himself.
He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes.
Thomas B. Macaulay
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.
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
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.
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'm a reporter. I'm not a scholar.
If the scholar feels that he must know everything about any topic, he is in trouble - and will not publish with a clear conscience.
Kenneth L. Pike
If I were to adopt pure mechanism as a philosophy, there would be no way I could choose to be a scholar.
Kenneth L. Pike
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