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Quotes of the Day for 1 September 2000 – Study

Back to School Week continues at Quotes of the Day. What's the central activity of schools? Cynics may differ (and we'll let the cynics run free for the weekend, but not quite yet) but we should assume that it is Study.

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The quotes:

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.
     - Sir Francis Bacon

Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs.
     - Albert Einstein

Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
     - Benjamin Disraeli

Generally we study too much and think too little.
     - Henry Latham Doherty

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