The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.
Human nature refers to what is in people but which they cannot study or work at achieving.
I once tried thinking for an entire day, but I found it less valuable than one moment of study.
People who study the way religions develop have shown that if you have a charismatic teacher, and you don’t have an institution develop around that teacher within about a generation to transmit succession within the group, the movement just dies.
The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries with terror before being defeated.
The proper study of mankind is woman.
It’s no sin to make a critical study of Brazil’s reality. A small percentage own land. Most people don’t.
When we study Shakespeare on the page, for academic purposes, we may require all kinds of help. Generally, we read him in modern spelling and with modern punctuation, and with notes. But any poetry that is performed – from song lyric to tragic speech – must make its point, as it were, without reference back.
He was what I often think is a dangerous thing for a statesman to be – a student of history; and like most of those who study history, he learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.
I hadn’t planned on going to law school. I wanted to study 19th-century Russian literature.