He Who Studies Books Alone Will Know How Things Ought To Be
He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be; and he who studies
men will know how they are.
A statistician is one who collects an immense amount of data, studies it with extreme care, discusses it with others who know how to interprete these things, and then draws his own confusions.
The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything.
-- Walter Bagehot (1826-1877) Literary Studie...
What is the first business of one who studies philosophy?
To part with self-conceit. For it is impossible for any one to begin to learn what he thinks that he already knows....
He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow. -- Sir Richard Burto
Q: Do you know how to tell a Polack at a cockfight?
A: He's the only one with a duck. Q: Do you know how to tell an Aggie at a cockfight?...
In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
-- H.W. Beeche...
Artiformologicalintactitudinarianisminist One who studies 4-5 letter latin prefixes and suffixes.
She neglects her heart who studies her glass. -- Lavate