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I am still of opinion that only two topics can be of the least interest to a serious and studious mood - sex and the dead.
William Butler Yeats
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged.
I'd like to think that the boring lady who's talking to me now is a lot sexier and more interesting than the one who's doing NPR. You know, studious and reserved, and - I bet you're a lot of fun at a party.
I was very studious, too much. I would never go out at weekends. I was very serious. You should have seen me in class - I was blushing and sweating every time the teacher asked me something.
As much pains were taken to make me idle as were ever taken to make me studious.
My father came from an intellectual and studious avenue as opposed to a brawler's avenue. So I had to go further afield and I brought all kinds of unscrupulous oiks back home - earless, toothless vagabonds - to teach me the arts of the old bagarre.
Pop music for me was definitely escapist, but never studious.
I was very studious.
I went to a very academically competitive high school. So I was always quite studious and quiet, just to keep up with the other geniuses who were in my school.
After high school, I was going to move out to L.A. and try to pursue my dreams of acting. My parents said, 'That's fine. We support you, but you have to go to school,' which was fine because I'm a studious person anyway; I enjoy it.
I was not a studious kid, and I struggled to find things that would command my attention and engage my ideas and energies.
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