Quotes and Sayings about Study



"The atmosphere is much too near for dreams. It forces us to action. It is close to us. We are in it and of it. It rouses us both to study and to do. We must know its moods and also its motive forces."
- Cleveland Abbe
(Related: Dreams, Action, Moods, Motive, Study)

"You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Darkness, Light, Study)

"I would say that the Pentagon Papers case of 1971 - in which the government tried to block the The New York Times and The Washington Post that they obtained from a secret study of how we got involved in the war in Vietnam - that is probably the most important case."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Government, War, Post, Study, Vietnam, Washington)

"I am a quick study - I can memorize a script in an hour - but I can't remember a name three seconds. I've even forgotten my wife's name on occasion."
- Don Adams
(Related: Wife, Name, Quick, Study)

"The proper study of mankind is woman."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Mankind, Study, Woman)

"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy."
- John Adams
(Related: Politics, War, Liberty, Mathematics, May, Philosophy, Sons, Study)

"Study nature, not books."
- Louis Agassiz
(Related: Nature, Books, Study)

"The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind. You should never trifle with Nature."
- Louis Agassiz
(Related: Nature, Mind, Study, Trifle)

"My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Goal, Medicine, Problems, Research, Training)

"I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That's what I planned to do with my life."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Education, Life, Love, Study)

"A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year."
- Marty Allen
(Related: Time, Economics, Study)

"I think that curiosity happened on these reviews where I was just a guest of the reviewer, because it introduced me to new cuisines and to the idea of cooking as a mechanism for studying other cultures and understanding other parts of the world."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Idea, Cooking, Curiosity, Guest, Understanding, World)

"So, to prepare for the role, I had to take music lessons, talk to wives who had husbands overseas, and carefully study the reactions and mannerisms of a friend who was expecting."
- June Allyson
(Related: Music, Friend, Husbands, Study, Talk, Wives)

"My intention was to enroll at McGill University but an unexpected series of events led me to study physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Technology, Events, Intention, Physics, Study, University)

"Eight months later, having left Columbia, I was studying physics in a summer program and working in Colorado when I decided to enroll as a graduate student in biophysics."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Months, Physics, Summer)

"Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Government, Nature, Time, Opportunity, Thoughts, Land, Study)

"I'm no politician. I'm an historian who has learned through a lifetime of studying that nothing in the world beats universal education."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Education, Nothing, World)

"In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech."
- Aristotle
(Related: First, Language, Persuasion, Speech, Study)

"Culture is properly described as the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Love, Culture, Perfection, Study)

"My graduate study was interrupted, like that of many others, by World War II."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: War, Study, World, World war)

"History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: History, Answers, Anthropology, Questions, Study)

"To have been torn from the study would have been as death; my time was entirely occupied with art."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Art, Time, Death, Study)

"Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study."
- Red Auerbach
(Related: Plants, Study)

"The novel is a penetrating study of morals and ethics."
- Bille August
(Related: Ethics, Morals, Study)

"It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?"
- Jane Austen
(Related: Talent, May, Result, Study)

"Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings, if it has had causes and beginnings; nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents and accompanying essentials."
- Avicenna
(Related: Knowledge, Accidents, Beginnings, Causes, Study)

"A powerful attraction exists, therefore, to the promotion of a study and of duties of all others engrossing the time most completely, and which is less benefited than most others by any acquaintance with science."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Science, Time, Acquaintance, Promotion, Study)

"Looking at yourself in a mirror isn't exactly a study of life."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: Life, Study)

"You don't want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Answers, Colors, Light, Questions, Study, Want)

"In fact, a University of Connecticut study showed that as many as three in four pre-teens and teens who are exposed to Internet gambling become addicted."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Fact, Gambling, Internet, Study, University)

"Shockingly, a University of Pennsylvania study says the number of young people addicted to gambling - largely due to increased exposure to the Internet and Internet gambling - grew by an alarming 20 percent between 2004 and 2005 alone."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: People, Gambling, Internet, Study, University)

"Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Experience, Plants, Study)

"If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Man, Mathematics, Study, Wit)

"As an actor, your life experience is just as important as studying."
- Jane Badler
(Related: Experience, Life, Actor)

"As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that a common supreme authority was undesirable."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Authority, Result, Study)

"We speculate as to what is in store for us. But we not only undergo events, we in part cause them or at least influence their course. We have not only to study them but to act."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Act, Cause, Events, Influence, Study)

"Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Medical, Change, Growth, Cause, Nations, Population, Question, Study, United)

"In conclusion we may say, in view of the confirmation that our study has given of the parallelism between individual and racial thought of the Self, that in the history of psychology we discern the great profile which the race has drawn on the pages of time."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: History, Time, Thought, May, Psychology, Race, Self, Study)

"Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Study)

"Study the public behavior of top stars and you can detect a keen attentiveness to brand value."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Behavior, Public, Stars, Study, Value)

"The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries with terror before being defeated."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Beauty, Artist, Being, Study, Terror)

"It was my study of the two Corinthian letters that first caused me to concentrate my attention more directly on the relation of the apostle Paul to the older apostles."
- Ferdinand Christian Baur
(Related: Attention, First, Letters, Study)

"Many seventh graders I know in Illinois, as well as around the Nation, are studying the Constitution. I was pretty impressed with the quality of education our children are receiving because they had not expected me to ask them about it."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Education, Quality, Children, Constitution, Nation, Pretty)

"I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight."
- Venerable Bede
(Related: Discipline, Church, Delight, Singing, Study, Teaching, Writing)

"To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Nature, Successful, Man, Practice, Profession, Study)

"A good novel is worth more then the best scientific study."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Study, Worth)

"The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Culture, Fulfillment, Press, Scientists, Study, Today)

"Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: Excellence, Mediocrity)

"Music is at once the product of feeling and knowledge, for it requires from its disciples, composers and performers alike, not only talent and enthusiasm, but also that knowledge and perception which are the result of protracted study and reflection."
- Alban Berg
(Related: Music, Talent, Knowledge, Enthusiasm, Perception, Composers, Feeling, Reflection, Result, Study)

"Our institute's agenda is relatively simple. We study the relationship between social-economic change and culture. By culture we mean beliefs, values and lifestyles. We cover a broad range of issues, and we work very internationally."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Change, Work, Values, Beliefs, Culture, Study)

"I'm studying Kabbalah, which is really the essence of Jewish spirituality."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Spirituality)

"And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point."
- Michael Berryman
(Related: History, Religion, War, Causes, Economics, Problems, Study)

"Epistemology is the study of knowledge. By what conduit do we know what we know?"
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Knowledge, Study)

"We Jews have a special attachment to the Book. The study of page after page in tomes yellowing with age was obligatory."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Age, Study)

"The thing about anything in life is you have to get ready for it. Study, learn."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Life, Study)

"Apart from two periods of intense study, of music between the ages of 12 and 14 and of mathematics between the ages of 14 and 16, I coasted, daydreaming, through most of my school years."
- James W. Black
(Related: Music, Mathematics, School, Study, Years)

"To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love."
- Alan Bleasdale
(Related: Love, Age, Heart, Body, Exercise, Frigidity, Mind, Old, Study)

"When you are studying jazz, the best thing to do is listen to records or listen to live music. It isn't as though you go to a teacher. You just listen as much as you can and absorb everything."
- Carla Bley
(Related: Music, Jazz)

"What is supposed to be the very essence of Judaism - which is the notion that it is by study that you make yourself a holy people - is nowhere present in Hebrew tradition before the end of the first or the beginning of the second century of the Common Era."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: People, Beginning, End, First, Judaism, Present, Study, Tradition)

"Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look, The fields his study, Nature was his book."
- Robert Bloomfield
(Related: Nature, Study, World)

"Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic."
- Roy Blount, Jr.
(Related: Women, Learning, Literature)

"Furthermore, the study of the present surroundings is insufficient: the history of the people, the influence of the regions through which it has passed on its migrations, and the people with whom it came into contact, must be considered."
- Franz Boas
(Related: History, People, Influence, Present, Study)

"If you use your mind to study reality, you won't understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you'll understand both."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Mind, Reality, Study)

"The study of history is the beginning of political wisdom."
- Jean Bodin
(Related: History, Wisdom, Beginning, Study)

"When I started studying for the arias it was like going into training for a heavyweight title fight."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Fight, Training)

"I don't think the Constitution is studied almost anywhere, including law schools. In law schools, what they study is what the court said about the Constitution. They study the opinions. They don't study the Constitution itself."
- Robert Bork
(Related: Constitution, Court, Law, Opinions, Schools, Study)

"Her death contributed to my later interest in studying biochemistry, an interest that has not been fulfilled in the sense that my accomplishments remain more at the basic than the applied level."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Death, Accomplishments, Interest, Sense)

"I am interested in the study of music and the discipline of music and the experience of music and music as a esoteric mechanism to continue my real intentions."
- Anthony Braxton
(Related: Experience, Music, Discipline, Intentions, Study)

"To the present writer a careful study of the facts now available seems to leave no doubt that civilization was born at the southeast corner of the Mediterranean."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Civilization, Doubt, Facts, Now, Present, Study, Writer)

"It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Science, Achievement, Career, Study, Unity)

"During this period, I became interested in how the new techniques of cloning and sequencing DNA could influence the study of genetics and I was an early and active proponent of the Human Genome Sequencing Project."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Genetics, Influence, Project, Study)

"Now, guitar was pretty cool. Everybody knew something on the guitar. So I wanted to play guitar, but I told my dad if he wanted me to keep studying something, I'd like to study piano."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Dad, Guitar, Now, Play, Pretty, Study)

"Well, the teacher I studied with for nineteen and a half years was a man named Paul Gavert. He was a great lieder singer, so basically I'm a trained lieder singer because of that teacher. The teacher I currently study with - since 1995 - is Joan Lader, who also studied with Gavert."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: Man, Study, Years)

"I don't sit around and study the pages of a script over and over again."
- Genevieve Bujold
(Related: Study)

"Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Education, Work, Knowledge, Hope, Charm, Mythology, Relaxation, Study)

"In other words, I'd say the whole story of Bob Dylan is one man's search for God. The turns and the steps he takes to find God are his business. I think he went to a study group at the Vineyard, and it created a lot of excitement."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: God, Business, Excitement, Man, Study, Words)

"I've seen a study in the last year that digital sound actually induces stress in the listener."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: Sound, Stress, Study)

"The secret to being a writer is that you have to write. It's not enough to think about writing or to study literature or plan a future life as an author. You really have to lock yourself away, alone, and get to work."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Life, Work, Being, Future, Literature, Study, Writer, Writing)

"The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself."
- Richard Burton
(Related: Man, Study)

"In the housing projects, people talked of ways to reduce crime, relieve overcrowding, and they were good ideas that we plan to study, and possibly implement."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: People, Ideas, Crime, Projects, Study)

"If you study the Talmud you please God even more than you do by praying or fasting."
- Abraham Cahan
(Related: God, Study)

"There is no doubt: the study of man is just beginning, at the same time that his end is in sight."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Time, Beginning, End, Man, Sight, Study)

"I didn't study; I live."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Study)

"In all my study of history, I have never found a time or place I would rather have lived than now."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Time, History, Now, Study)

"Well I tried to, but I could never write anything that I liked or was worthwhile. I threw it all out and realized that I had to make a serious study- that my tastes were far more advanced than my abilities."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Study)

"That was one of the big problems when I was at Harvard studying music. We had to write choral pieces in the style of Brahms or Mendelssohn, which was distressing because in the end you realized how good Brahms is, and how bad you are."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music, End, Problems, Style)

"If you want to study one of these strange organisms, you had better have a good justification. It's not good to study gene organisation in some obscure insect that no one's ever heard about."
- Thomas R. Cech
(Related: Justification, Study, Want)

"The study of music was a family interest."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Family, Music, Interest, Study)

"Optics, developing in us through study, teach us to see."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Study)

"We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Nature, Content, Study)

"First I went to the Sorbonne to do my licence en lettres, but I also started to study law."
- Claude Chabrol
(Related: First, Law, Study)

"Within psychology and neuroscience, some new and rigorous experimental paradigms for studying consciousness have helped it begin to overcome the stigma that has been attached to the topic for most of this century."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Consciousness, Psychology)

"Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Science, Computer, Consciousness, Mathematics, Physics)

"Actually, I think my view is compatible with much of the work going on now in neuroscience and psychology, where people are studying the relationship of consciousness to neural and cognitive processes without really trying to reduce it to those processes."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Work, People, Consciousness, Now, Psychology, Trying)

"The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Difference, Morals, Pride, Study, Vanity)

"Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie. Study computers instead."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Computers, Study)

"I no longer have the terrible nightmares that I used to have. Mao had just died in 1976, and China began to open up. For the first time scholarships to go to the West to study were awarded on academic merit."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Time, First, Merit, Open, Study)

"The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good."
- Pierre Charron
(Related: Wisdom, Study)

"The true science and study of man is man."
- Pierre Charron
(Related: Science, Man, Study)

"God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself."
- Pierre Charron
(Related: God, Nature, Deed, Man, Study, Word, World)

"You must try to match your colors as nearly as you can to those you see before you, and you must study the effects of light and shade on nature's own hues and tints."
- William Merritt Chase
(Related: Nature, Colors, Light, Study)

"There is no theoretical study of motherhood. You know, before I became a mother, I did play a mother, but I was like - I was more thinking of my own mother. I was doing my mother."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Mother, Motherhood, Play, Study, Thinking)

"Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Men, Knowledge, Books, Learning, Reading, World)

"I spent a few years here in Memphis, in the late '70s and early '80s, where I was studying a lot of country blues players and their styles. So it seems like every record I'll do, I will appropriate these blues styles that I remember."
- Alex Chilton
(Related: Country, Will, Years)

"I have continued systematically to study the Book of Mormon and Bible to understand even more deeply what God expects of me and my family while on this earth."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Family, God, Bible, Earth, Mormon, Study)

"Each of our children during their high school years went to 'early morning seminary' - scripture study classes that met in the home of a church member every school day morning from 6:30 until 7:15."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Home, Church, Children, Day, School, Scripture, Study, Years)

"It was almost forbidden in the Soviet Union to study the New Economic Policy."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Policy, Forbidden, Study)

"Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: History, Lies, Secrets, Study)

"The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no practical results to follow."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Knowledge, Results, Study, Universe)

"There are more men ennobled by study than by nature."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Men, Nature, Study)

"When I went to the University, the medical school was the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life, its nature, its origins, and its ills."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Medical, Life, Nature, Hope, School, Study, University)

"This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Death, Work, Mother, Appreciation, Familiarity, Medicine, Study, Tragedy)

"The purpose of this study is to offer a logical, practical, pragmatic proof of the existence of God from a purely scientific perspective."
- John Clayton
(Related: God, Purpose, Existence, Perspective, Proof, Study)

"My father taught me Basic and rudimentary C, I learned everything else on my own, including studying computational complexity on my own. That's more a function of my age than anything else though - back when I was in school there were hardly any programming classes."
- Bram Cohen
(Related: Age, Father, Complexity, Programming, School)

"And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Character, Country, Duty, Loyalty, Open, Study)

"As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most sports, but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Music, Sports, Example, Schools, State)

"Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Bible, Being, Study, Style, Will, Writer)

"But I have had to give up certain things in my life. One is shopping. Two is lunch with the girls. Three is cocktail parties, and four is studying my lines."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Life, Girls)

"The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Magnificence, Mathematics, Study)

"I'm real excited about being on CBS and hosting this show. I have been studying all of the great CBS shows. I think I'm prepared, so if you're ready, let's have the first item up for bids."
- Ray Combs
(Related: Being, First)

"Because his basic idea that he got from the study of gall wasps is that everyone's sexuality is unique."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Idea, Sexuality, Study)

"Kinsey was trying to study sex scientifically, get rid of the overlay of culture and religion."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Religion, Sex, Culture, Study, Trying)

"Study the past, if you would divine the future."
- Confucius
(Related: Future, Past, Study)

"Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study."
- William Congreve
(Related: Despair, Flags, Invention, Study)

"I am worth some study, if for no one else but myself. I hope that you feel likewise... even if only about yourself."
- David J. Cook
(Related: Hope, Study, Worth)

"Very curious, at the age of about 13 years, Oswald began to study Marxism and he kept on in his writing, affirming that he was a Marxist. Probably he did want to show himself as a great, supreme Marxist."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Age, Marxism, Study, Want, Writing, Years)

"So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Truth, Ideas, Purpose, Astronomy, Fool, Study)

"For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: History, Duty, Study)

"Six months after that, I left Taiwan, first for Hong Kong and then for mainland China, where I spent another three months studying still more Chinese and generally kicking around the country."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Country, First, Months)

"As it was, I realized choosing the study of Chinese literature as my life's work was probably a mistake."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Work, Mistake, Life, Literature, Study)

"It is certain that the study of human psychology, if it were undertaken exclusively in prisons, would also lead to misrepresentation and absurd generalizations."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Psychology, Study)

"I didn't want to do a zoo show. I didn't want to do a study of someone with mental illness. I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their life."
- Daniel Craig
(Related: Life, Illness, Study, Trying, Want)

"The balance of evidence both from the cell-free system and from the study of mutation, suggests that this does not occur at random, and that triplets coding the same amino acid may well be rather similar."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Balance, May, Study)

"Attempts have been made from a study of the changes produced by mutation to obtain the relative order of the bases within various triplets, but my own view is that these are premature until there is more extensive and more reliable data on the composition of the triplets."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Order, Study)

"The filmmaking process is a very personal one to me, I mean it really is a personal kind of communication. It's not as though its a study of fear or any of that stuff."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Fear, Communication, Study)

"The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Science, People, Conscience, Study, World)

"And it has become a kind of a truism in the study of creativity that you can't be creating anything with less than 10 years of technical knowledge immersion in a particular field."
- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(Related: Knowledge, Creativity, Study, Years)

"I spent several years acquiring the obsessive, day-to-day discipline that's needed if you want to write professionally, then several more, highly valuable years studying fiction writing at the University of Iowa."
- John Dalton
(Related: Discipline, Day, Fiction, University, Want, Writing, Years)

"Study the best and highest things that are; but of yourself humble thoughts retain."
- Joe Davis
(Related: Thoughts, Study)

"When we have spiritual reading at meals, when we have the rosary at night, when we have study groups, forums, when we go out to distribute literature at meetings, or sell it on the street corners, Christ is there with us."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Christ, Literature, Meetings, Night, Reading, Spiritual, Study)

"Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me."
- James Dean
(Related: Character, Actor, Animals, Cows, Help)

"The best way to learn about writing is to study the work of other writers you admire."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Work, Study, Writers, Writing)

"No art is less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters."
- Edgar Degas
(Related: Art, Reflection, Result, Study)

"I slept for four years. I didn't study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Communication, Study, Years)

"I'm always studying and I've been doing it for a long time now."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Time, Now)

"Tasmanian history is a study of human isolation unprecedented except in science fiction - namely, complete isolation from other humans for 10,000 years."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History, Science, Fiction, Isolation, Study, Years)

"We study the injustices of history for the same reason that we study genocide, and for the same reason that psychologists study the minds of murderers and rapists... to understand how those evil things came about."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History, Evil, Genocide, Reason, Study)

"I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft."
- Janice Dickinson
(Related: Ballet)

"All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Nothing, Study)

"We in science are spoiled by the success of mathematics. Mathematics is the study of problems so simple that they have good solutions."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Science, Success, Mathematics, Problems, Study)

"Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Learning, Suffering)

"You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child."
- Dogen
(Related: Mother, Study)

"Realists do not fear the results of their study."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Fear, Results, Study)

"I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Character, Children, First, Parents)

"I study myself more than any other subject; it is my metaphysic, and my physic."
- William Drummond
(Related: Study)

"Study what thou art Whereof thou art a part What thou knowest of this art This is really what thou art. All that is without thee also is within."
- William Drummond
(Related: Art, Study)

"When I feel a little confused, the only thing to do is to turn back to the study of nature before launching once again into the subjects closest to heart."
- Raoul Dufy
(Related: Nature, Heart, Study)

"It don't make much difference what you study, so long as you don't like it."
- Finley Peter Dunne
(Related: Difference, Study)

"If I wasn't doing this, I'd be in school studying political science or socioeconomic something. I love visiting different cultures and finding out how they make up a society."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Love, Science, Society, School)

"While I was at college studying design I decided to paint. I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest."
- John Dyer
(Related: Design, College, Rain)

"During the winter when the weather is too poor to work outside, I do use drawings and photographs, but I change my work so it is not just a time and place study."
- John Dyer
(Related: Change, Time, Work, Poor, Study, Weather, Winter)

"The musician writes for the orchestra what his inner voice sings to him; the painter rarely relies without disadvantage solely upon the images which his inner eye presents to him; nature gives him his forms, study governs his combinations of them."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Nature, Eye, Study, Voice)

"If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer you must go to college. But if you want to be a musician or such, study your craft. Study music."
- Billy Eckstine
(Related: Music, College, Study, Want)

"We often think that when we have completed our study of one we know all about two, because "two" is "one and one." We forget that we still have to make a study of "and.""
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Forget, Study)

"I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Music, Work, Actor, London, School, Study, Theater, Theatre, Youth)

"Depending on what your interest in theater is, I always recommend working on plays. It's a great way to be introduced to the field, and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation. I'm also a great advocate for studying acting at a drama school or a college."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Acting, College, Drama, Interest, School, Theater)

"You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth."
- Odysseus Elytis
(Related: Study)

"I preferred to study those subjects that were of interest to me."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Interest, Study)

"When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger."
- Epictetus
(Related: Anger, Fault, Forget, Man, Study, Will)

"Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich."
- Richard Ernst
(Related: Technology, Enthusiasm, Expectations, Famous, School, Study)

"Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings."
- Evan Esar
(Related: Habits, Study)

"I attribute my success to my mental approach to the game. I have always been a serious student of umpiring. I enjoy studying rules, situations, and positioning."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Success, Rules)

"The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul."
- Eliza Farnham
(Related: Beauty, Experience, Life, Soul, Development, Language, Office, Study, Value, Will)

"Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Opinions, Parliament, Radical, Study)

"The actual course is called fishery studies, and you study general aquatics and fishery management."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Management, Study)

"A Harvard Medical School study has determined that rectal thermometers are still the best way to tell a baby's temperature. Plus, it really teaches the baby who's boss."
- Tina Fey
(Related: Medical, Boss, Baby, School, Study)

"Mbeki began to write a study of the workings of apartheid policy in the reserves - the areas set aside in law for African occupation - as early as 1959 and 1960."
- Ruth First
(Related: Policy, African, Law, Occupation, Study)

"No study is possible on the battlefield."
- Ferdinand Foch
(Related: Study)

"A Congressional Budget Office study estimated that gulf energy infrastructure repair costs will be between $18 billion and $31 billion, just from the damages the hurricane created."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Energy, Office, Study, Will)

"If you want to study writing, read Dickens. That's how to study writing, or Faulkner, or D.H. Lawrence, or John Keats. They can teach you everything you need to know about writing."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Study, Want, Writing)

"I don't know how it is now but the assistant stage manager had to understudy several parts. You had to be ready to go on at any time if the actor couldn't make it to the play. I didn't think anything of it."
- Glenn Ford
(Related: Time, Manager, Actor, Now, Play)

"I now attend non-orthodox synagogues, and study little during the secular week."
- Luke Ford
(Related: Now, Study)

"I have decided to follow in my sinful ways, and have largely abandoned the increasingly religious life I was leading over the previous months, including several hours of Talmudic study a day."
- Luke Ford
(Related: Life, Day, Leading, Months, Religious, Study)

"I thought I should go to New York because it was the place to go to study. I went and tried to get an application from the Juilliard School but they wouldn't even give me one because I didn't have my high school graduation."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Graduation, Thought, School, Study)

"I strongly suggest that we play down basics like who influenced whom, and instead study the way the influence is transformed, in other words: how the artist made it his own."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Artist, Influence, Play, Study)

"To recover a spiritual tradition in which creation, and the study of creation, matters would be to inaugurate new possibilities between spirituality and science that would shape the paradigms for culture, its institution, and its people."
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Science, People, Creation, Culture, Possibilities, Spiritual, Spirituality, Study, Tradition)

"You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving."
- Anatole France
(Related: Love, Work, Running, Study)

"There are some cities that I did take time out to study, 'cause I love history and one of them was Boston, and of course Rome and all of those places like that. But, in Syracuse or Rochester, or any of those places, no."
- Connie Francis
(Related: History, Love, Time, Boston, Cities, Rome, Study)

"I don't think the process was successful and should be inspected closer. I am not afraid to say I am not familiar with the entire process, so before commenting further I would have to study the process more in depth."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Successful, Study)

"I've been doing a lot of studying singing, and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time."
- David Friedman
(Related: Time, War, Horses, Old, Singing, Thinking)

"You have got to pay attention, you have got to study and you have to do your homework. You have to score higher than everybody else. Otherwise, there is always somebody there waiting to take your place."
- Daisy Fuentes
(Related: Attention, Study, Waiting)

"Never just run through a study because you happen to be familiar with it, but use it to see what you can get from it on this new day which has been granted you."
- James Galway
(Related: Day, Study)

"We do not need to proselytise either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Books, Open, Speech, Study, Writing)

"It's a staggering transition for high school students that found they could study five hours a week and make As and Bs."
- John Gardner
(Related: School, Students, Study)

"We were the finest. We were the best in the world. We were a department that people came from all over the world to study, to look at, to see how we accomplished so much with so little; and we did."
- Daryl Gates
(Related: People, Study, World)

"I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys."
- Marvin Gaye
(Related: Music, Hope, Study, World)

"There is not a single extant study that supports all the arguments against men being with their children. It's absolute bollocks."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Men, Arguments, Being, Children, Study)

"Is it not dangerous to have students study together for years, copying the same models and approximately the same path?"
- Theodore Gericault
(Related: Students, Study, Years)

"So while I was studying, I rode my Trials bike, then I moved to roadracing."
- Sete Gibernau
(Related: Trials)

"You know, I said I have this problem that I need to more carefully read Akron's text because it's too much, too much fantasy, and so I am busy with other stuff - it's funny, it's nice to hear that someone is studying that carefully and now I know a little bit more about that."
- H. R. Giger
(Related: Funny, Fantasy, Now)

"Today we try to identify a gene and then study its properties."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: Study, Today)

"There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Imagination, Nature, Truth, Law, Study)

"One does not study for a goal. The goal is a mere accident."
- Alma Gluck
(Related: Goal, Accident, Study)

"Vocal study before age 20 is likely to be injurious, though some survive it in the hands of very careful and understanding teachers."
- Alma Gluck
(Related: Age, Study, Teachers, Understanding)

"In the piano, one has the instrument complete before he begins; but in the case of the voice, the instrument has to be developed by study."
- Alma Gluck
(Related: Study, Voice)

"If the student could give up her work on my advice, she had better give it up without it. One does not study for a goal. The goal is a mere accident."
- Alma Gluck
(Related: Work, Goal, Accident, Advice, Study)

"Being a leader gives you charisma. If you look and study the leaders who have succeeded, that's where charisma comes from, from the leading."
- Seth Godin
(Related: Leader, Being, Charisma, Leaders, Leading, Study)

"Study with desire is real activity; without desire it is but the semblance and mockery of activity."
- William Godwin
(Related: Desire, Study)

"While there I began to study the Asian religions as theories of mind."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Mind, Study, Theories)

"After using four different languages on an album, it's tough to decide which one I'm gonna actually learn to speak. I always study the lyric, make sure I know what I'm singing, and try to get the pronunciation as perfect as possible."
- Josh Groban
(Related: Singing, Study)

"For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death - the only certainty that life holds for us - must be central, for an understanding of death is the key to liberation in life."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Life, Certainty, Culture, Key, Meaning, Study, Understanding)

"The study of consciousness that can extend beyond the body is extremely important for the issue of survival, since it is this part of human personality that would be likely to survive death."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Survival, Body, Consciousness, Personality, Study)

"Time made me change. I gradually woke up to the realization that this is who I am, an author, a public figure, and I couldn't just hide in my study, tapping away at the keyboard and pretend that I didn't have a role to play beyond stringing words together."
- David Guterson
(Related: Time, Change, Play, Public, Study, Words)

"According to the study, approximately 16.7 million U.S. workers born in Latin America had a combined gross income of $450 billion last year, of which 93 percent was spent locally."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: America, Income, Study, Workers)

"So I set out to study the oxidation system in the potato, which, if damaged, causes the plant to turn brown. I did this in the hope of discovering, through these studies, the key to the understanding of adrenal function."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Hope, Causes, Key, Study, Understanding)

"Given the devaluation of literature and of the study of foreign languages per se in the United States, as well as the preponderance of theory over text in graduate literature studies, creative writing programs keep literature courses populated."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Literature, states, Study, Theory, United, Writing)

"There's like a special group of people that come from different parts of the planet to study with me. It's nice. I just gave a workshop in Boston at the New England Conservatory, which was really nice."
- Charlie Haden
(Related: People, Boston, England, Study)

"Oh yeah, I mean every fighter has got be dedicated, learn how to sacrifice, know what the devotion is all about, make sure you're paying attention and studying your art."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: Art, Sacrifice, Attention, Devotion)

"If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles."
- John B. S. Haldane
(Related: Nature, God, Beetles, Creation, Stars, Study)

"I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons."
- Marvin Hamlisch
(Related: Age, Music, Sister)

"Those of you who can read I must beg you to read the Bible, and whenever you can get time, study the Bible, and if you can get no other time, spare some of your time from sleep, and learn what the mind and will of God is."
- Jupiter Hammon
(Related: Time, God, Bible, Mind, Sleep, Study, Will)

"I do two things. I design mobile computers and I study brains."
- Jeff Hawkins
(Related: Computers, Design, Study)

"Whatever the difference between brilliant and average brains, we are all creative. And through practice and study we can enhance our skills and talents."
- Jeff Hawkins
(Related: Difference, Practice, Study)

"If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Genius, Force, Learning, May, Shakespeare, Study)

"There are two methods for the literary study of any book - the first being the study of its thought and emotion; the second only that of its workmanship. A student of literature should study some of the Bible from both points of view."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Thought, Bible, Being, Emotion, First, Literary, Literature, Study)

"For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one's literary education very incomplete."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Bible, English, Literary, Literature, Reason, Study)

"The big secret to winning elections is to get more votes than your opponent. My friend Representative Robin Hayes is a good example to study."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Friend, Winning, Elections, Example, Study)

"The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance."
- Don Herold
(Related: Appearance, Study, Universe)

"To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Faith, History, Chaos, Meaning, Order, Study)

"The same parts of my brain get as excited as when I study bio or read a novel and write a paper on it."
- Utada Hikaru
(Related: Study)

"I suppose that if I could have quit, I would have, because in those days I never wanted to be an actress, the acting was something to do while I waited for a chance to study writing and directing. But I guess I was just meant to be an actress. Because, here I am."
- Judy Holliday
(Related: Acting, Chance, Study, Writing)

"Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources, taking the best from every study, Science of Mind brings together the highest enlightenment of the ages."
- Ernest Holmes
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Borrowing, Mind, Reality, Study)

"The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise."
- Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Related: Effect)

"There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Nature, Accidents, Humility, Moods, Study, Will, Wonder)

"The hate and scorn showered on us Negro officers by our fellow Americans convinced me that there was no sense in my dying for a world ruled by them. I made up my mind that if I got through this war I would study law and use my time fighting for men who could not strike back."
- Charles Hamilton Houston
(Related: Men, Time, War, Americans, Dying, Fighting, Hate, Law, Mind, Sense, Study, World)

"Study carefully the law of cause and effect."
- Vernon Howard
(Related: Cause, Effect, Law, Study)

"I wanted to be an artist. I was studying art. I wanted to be a great painter. When I went into the Navy, there wasn't much to draw at sea. So I began writing, and I began reading a lot."
- Evan Hunter
(Related: Art, Artist, Navy, Reading, Sea, Writing)

"Surprising as it may seem, this study indicates that similar conditions are best for all sorts of races."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: May, Study)

"But it wasn't just a technical approach towards the piano, studying the music for this film was also a way of approaching the soul of the film, because the film is really about the soul of Schubert and the soul of Bach."
- Isabelle Huppert
(Related: Music, Soul, Film)

"Great risks come in long term, tremendously assiduous, very courageous study."
- William Hurt
(Related: Study)

"Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond of offering criticism from on high instead of studying and understanding things from within."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Criticism, Now, Understanding)

"The proper study of mankind is books."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Books, Mankind, Study)

"The object of studying philosophy is to know one's own mind, not other people's."
- Dean Inge
(Related: People, Mind, Philosophy)

"One doesn't become a soldier in a week - it takes training, study and discipline. There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Discipline, Army, Question, states, Study, Training, United, World)

"I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: History, Life, Leader, Islam, Culture, Law, Literature, Party, Study)

"Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America's students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Government, Science, Technology, Development, Goal, Growth, America, Children, Tax, Help, Needs, Parents, Research, Students, St)

"I wanted to have a political career. I thought studying political science would be the best way to achieve it."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Science, Thought, Career)

"Semantics, or the study of meaning, remained undeveloped, while phonetics made rapid progress and even came to occupy the central place in the scientific study of language."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Progress, Language, Meaning, Semantics, Study)

"As the class struggle sharpens in the U.S. Marxism will come into its own as a great popular study."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: Class, Marxism, Popular, Struggle, Study, Will)

"To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal."
- William James
(Related: Study, Understanding)

"The great philosophers and the great works are standards for the selection of what is essential. Everything that we do in studying the history of philosophy ultimately serves their better understanding."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: History, Philosophy, Understanding)

"The study of law left me unsatisfied, because I did not know the aspects of life which it serves. I perceived only the intricate mental juggling with fictions that did not interest me."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Life, Interest, Law, Study)

"I discovered that the study of past philosophers is of little use unless our own reality enters into it. Our reality alone allows the thinker's questions to become comprehensible."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Past, Questions, Reality, Study)

"I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Time, Work, Knowledge, Desire, Facts, Man, Medicine, Resolution, Study)

"I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery, but I didn't realize how important it would be until we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Time, Discovery)

"No doubt it is true that science cannot study God, but it hardly follows that God had to keep a safe distance from everything that scientists want to study."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Science, God, Doubt, Scientists, Study, Want)

"There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Art, Happiness, Man, Misery, Nothing)

"Peter was 2 years and 10 months old when we began to study him. He was afraid of a white rat, and this fear extended to a rabbit, a fur coat, a feather, cotton wool, etc., but not to wooden blocks and similar toys."
- Mary C. Jones
(Related: Fear, Months, Old, Study, Years)

"That was my aspiration, so I was there in a seminary with just boys who were studying to be priests. Pretty rigorous schooling; we never got home, we stayed there all year."
- Peter Jurasik
(Related: Home, Boys, Pretty)

"The kind of doctor I want is one who when he's not examining me is home studying medicine."
- George S. Kaufman
(Related: Home, Medicine, Want)

"It has become evident that the primary lesson of the study of evolution is that all evolution is coevolution: every organism is evolving in tandem with the organisms around it."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Evolution, Study)

"The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning."
- George F. Kennan
(Related: History, People, Meaning, Problems, Study)

"A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: History, Mind, Opinion, Study)

"When I was younger, studying classical music, I really had to put in the time. Three hours a day is not even nice - you have to put in six."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: Music, Time, Day)

"The team that is going to win is the one that does its homework the best by studying its opponents."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Opponents)

"I was just studying with my father, a very difficult task for me since he was a great, great Qawwali singer."
- Nusrat F. A. Khan
(Related: Father)

"I would hope we would begin a series of projects that would do more to bring the different parts of the university together in the study of Asia, for example, in the study of the professions in Asia."
- William Kirby
(Related: Hope, Example, Projects, Study, University)

"Another goal is to look to the resources we have and to see how we could do better to plan, in a sense, for the faculty and infrastructure that we will need to study Asia well into the 21st century."
- William Kirby
(Related: Goal, Sense, Study, Will)

"I'm a political scientist and I study these things, and I know that economic problems, with the rising unemployment and inflation and low productivity and so forth, were a factor in that election, in that defeat of President Carter."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Defeat, Inflation, President, Problems, Productivity, Study, Unemployment)

"It is still not clear from this study how laughter can directly help the heart but other studies have shown that laughter is beneficial for every system in the body."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Heart, Body, Help, Laughter, Study)

"Now, a recent study from cardiologists at the University of Maryland, has shown that laughter may have a beneficial effect on the heart."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Heart, Effect, Laughter, May, Now, Study, University)

"It came as a surprise to find that a professional society and journal (Econometrica) were flourishing, and I entered this area of study with great enthusiasm."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Society, Enthusiasm, Study)

"Sometimes I miss out the morning's painting session and instead study my Japanese books in the open."
- Gustav Klimt
(Related: Books, Open, Painting, Study)

"This house was our dream-the gardens, the study, even the swimming pool. Even though I can't see John when I wake up in the morning, I can always feel him here with me."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Dream, Gardens, Study)

"My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Goal, Famous, Theater)

"The Southern Baptist Church is a specific culture in itself. So, I had to study, talk to people, watch tape and go to performances to see how Gospel artists move compared to secular artists."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: People, Church, Artists, Culture, Study, Talk)

"I had to study acting to basically educate myself."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Acting, Study)

"I don't study; I create."
- Viktor Korchnoi
(Related: Study)

"Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets."
- Michael Korda
(Related: Failure, Study)

"The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing. It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system."
- David Korten
(Related: Defense, Economics, Study)

"Studying is something I really love doing, and I just hope to have enough money for tuition."
- Alexandra Kosteniuk
(Related: Love, Money, Hope)

"I wasn't the kind of person that liked waiting for autographs or following them, I just liked to go to the shows, study their records, driving many, many hours to different states to go to concerts."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: Driving, states, Study, Waiting)

"It is sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Being, Guidance, Study)

"For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Death, Life, Thought, Values, Force, Spiritual, Study)

"That was my childhood. I grew up with the monks, studying Sanskrit and meditating for hours in the morning and hours in the evening, and going once a day to beg for food."
- Satish Kumar
(Related: Food, Childhood, Day, Evening)

"It's fun working on the set... I usually work about 10 and a half hours a day, and I also study about five of those hours. It can be tiring, but it's fun!"
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Work, Day, Fun, Study)

"To those of you who study history, economics, sociology, literature and language I present the challenge of the utilization of the enormous resources in our grasp to the problem of creating a genuinely good life for yourselves and your children."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Life, History, Challenge, Children, Economics, Language, Literature, Present, Study)

"The increase of scientific knowledge lies not only in the occasional milestones of science, but in the efforts of the very large body of men who with love and devotion observe and study nature."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Love, Men, Nature, Science, Knowledge, Body, Devotion, Lies, Study)

"As far as YU faculty and students are concerned, the love for Israel is very strong. Probably about three thousand of our graduates have settled in Israel. On average, every year 650 male and female students study in Israel for a minimum of one year."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Love, Israel, Students, Study)

"At Cardozo, study of law is part of a larger culture. You can get a law degree and make a good living, but it is best that you do that having studied the discipline for its own inherent merit, because you love studying."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Love, Discipline, Culture, Law, Living, Merit, Study)

"In Judaism, there are 613 biblical commandments, and the Talmud says that the chief commandment of all is study."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Judaism, Study)

"Judaism is an intellectually based religion, and the single most important theme is that of study."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Religion, Judaism, Study)

"Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Age, Adulthood, Childhood, Oil, Old, Study, Youth)

"What can you conceive more silly and extravagant than to suppose a man racking his brains, and studying night and day how to fly?"
- William Law
(Related: Day, Man, Night, Silly)

"The proper study of mankind is man in his relation to his deity."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Man, Mankind, Study)

"We shall never be understood or respected by the English until we carry our individuality to extremes, and by asserting our independence, become of sufficient consequence in their eyes to merit a closer study than they have hitherto accorded us."
- Henry Lawson
(Related: English, Extremes, Eyes, Independence, Individuality, Merit, Study)

"The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding the age of the deposits and their economic potential was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose."
- Louis Leakey
(Related: Age, Time, Purpose, Beds, First, Potential, Study)

"When I was younger and studying acting, I never ever saw myself in the sitcom world; it was drama that really turned me on and still does."
- Matt LeBlanc
(Related: Acting, Drama, World)

"By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Time)

"There are no enemies in science, professor. Only phenomena to study."
- Charles Lederer
(Related: Science, Enemies, Study)

"To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Action, Study)

"I continued to study Math and Physics on my own, but one and a half years later I realized that I did want to be a composer, and after that I never changed my mind."
- Gyorgy Legeti
(Related: Mind, Physics, Study, Want, Years)

"This new art made a deep impression on me, and I began to study it ardently."
- Ruggero Leoncavallo
(Related: Art, Impression, Deep, Study)

"I'm a study of a man in chaos in search of frenzy."
- Oscar Levant
(Related: Chaos, Man, Study)

"The study of an idea is, of necessity, the story of many things."
- Willy Ley
(Related: Idea, Necessity, Study)

"I study more of truth and enlightening. I had to go the next level to talk about life."
- Jet Li
(Related: Life, Truth, Study, Talk)

"I never stopped studying Buddhism. In the past few years, in between movies, I do a retreat."
- Jet Li
(Related: Movies, Buddhism, Past, Years)

"What I found was when I started my first study, and then in subsequent studies, is here you have people under some kind of duress, or I chose to study them because they represented some kind of historical event, as it impacted on them or as they helped to create it."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: People, First, Study)

"One reason that I embarked on a study of Nazi doctors was that in this personal journey, I had the feeling increasingly that I did want to do a Holocaust study and that increasingly I wanted it to be of perpetrators, which I thought was more needed."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Thought, Doctors, Feeling, Journey, Reason, Study, Want)

"But when I went to Hiroshima and began to study or just listen to people's descriptions of their work, it was quite clear they were talking about death all the time, about people dying all around them, about their own fear of death."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Death, Time, Work, People, Fear, Dying, Study, Talking)

"I did the first study because I had been exposed to something that I took to be important and interesting - this thought reform process - in the military."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Thought, First, Military, Reform, Study)

"And I managed to arrange to get some research support and to stay in Hong Kong for another year and a half, interviewing people coming out of China, both Westerners and Chinese. And that was my first real research study on thought reform or so-called brainwashing."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Thought, People, First, Reform, Research, Study, Support)

"When I was younger I was completely without money - when I was studying in Budapest, when I was a refugee."
- Gyorgy Ligeti
(Related: Money)

"You have to have conviction and completely question everything and anything you do. No matter how much you study, no matter how much you know, the side of your brain that has the smarts won't necessarily help you in making art."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Art, Conviction, Help, Question, Study)

"Growing up, I thought I was white. It didn't occur to me I was Asian-American until I was studying abroad in Denmark and there was a little bit of prejudice."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Thought, Denmark, Growing up, Prejudice)

"I started studying what the nature of a monument is and what a monument should be. And for the World War III memorial I designed a futile, almost terrifying passage that ends nowhere."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Nature, War, Monument, World, World war)

"The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic, but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Truth, Error, Study)

"He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty."
- Mary Wilson Little
(Related: Thought, Day, May, Study)

"A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Danger, Football, School, Study)

"A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Books, Conversation, Man, Study, Years)

"I love talking about women because they are a constant study and you're always learning."
- Mario Lopez
(Related: Love, Women, Learning, Study, Talking)

"You have to study the people and the ones that measure up are not always the ones you expect."
- Walter Lord
(Related: People, Measure, Study)

"We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from us, the love of Black women for each other."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Love, Women, Habit, Study)

"Through the study of fossils I had already been initiated into the mysteries of prehistoric creations."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Study)

"Al Gore's performances could be a case study in abnormal-psychology classes."
- Rich Lowry
(Related: Study)

"NASA space scientists have been studying giraffe skin so they can apply what they learn from it to the construction of spacesuits."
- Joanna Lumley
(Related: Scientists, Skin, Space)

"Words can sometimes be used to confuse, but it's up to the practitioners of the study of language to apply them for good and not for evil. It is just like fire; fire can heat your house or burn it down."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Evil, Fire, Language, Study, Words)

"I didn't have time for talent shows and stuff like that. I was into books and studying real hard."
- Cheryl Lynn
(Related: Time, Talent, Books)

"I've been traveling all over the world for 25 years, performing, talking to people, studying their cultures and musical instruments, and I always come away with more questions in my head than can be answered."
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Related: People, Questions, Talking, Traveling, World, Years)

"War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Peace, War, Ability, Leisure, Military, Study)

"I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really all about wearing the tutu."
- Elle Macpherson
(Related: Ballet, Study)

"You will certainly not doubt the necessity of studying astronomy and physics, if you are desirous of comprehending the relation between the world and Providence as it is in reality, and not according to imagination."
- Maimonides
(Related: Imagination, Astronomy, Doubt, Necessity, Physics, Providence, Reality, Will, World)

"Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics."
- Maimonides
(Related: First, Logic, Mathematics, Metaphysics, Order, Perfection, Study, Wishes)

"The techniques I developed for studying turbulence, like weather, also apply to the stock market."
- Benoit Mandelbrot
(Related: Weather)

"I quit college. I was studying architecture for about a year."
- Barry Mann
(Related: Architecture, College)

"For me, the study of these laws is inseparable from a love of Nature in all its manifestations."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Love, Nature, Laws, Study)

"You know, there was a time, just before I started to study physical science, when astronomers thought that systems such as we have here in the solar system required a rare triple collision of stars."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Science, Time, Thought, Stars, Study)

"My life as a working theorist began three months after this preliminary study and background reading, when Oscar gently nudged me toward working on a particular problem."
- Rudolph A. Marcus
(Related: Life, Months, Reading, Study)

"After some minor pieces of theoretical study that I worked on, a student in my statistical mechanics class brought to my attention a problem in polyelectrolytes."
- Rudolph A. Marcus
(Related: Attention, Class, Study)

"I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Education, Discipline, Habit, Privilege, Study, Want)

"I believe so, but at first he must know. He must know in which spirit Beethoven has composed this piece. He must try to study that. And he must find out in which station of life of Beethoven he did."
- Kurt Masur
(Related: Life, First, Spirit, Study)

"My dream, I remember, when I went to boarding school, was to have a study all my own, a little nook someplace where nobody could get at me - nobody, like the football coach."
- Harry Mathews
(Related: Dream, Coach, Football, School, Study)

"My idea was to go to Vienna to study conducting and perhaps play in an orchestra first, so I thought before I got to Vienna I could do with a little training in Paris."
- Harry Mathews
(Related: Thought, Idea, First, Paris, Play, Study, Training)

"You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Love, Desire, Study)

"No matter how deep a study you make. What you really have to rely on is your own intuition and when it comes down to it, you really don't know what's going to happen until you do it."
- Konosuke Matsushita
(Related: Deep, Intuition, Study)

"I lived with them in my studio in New York. And of course if I were doing that book today or even ten years, fifteen years later, I would have gone to where the wild ducks were and where I could study them - I would have gone to the country somewhere."
- Robert McCloskey
(Related: Country, Study, Today, Years)

"I started to study, because I knew I had to learn a lot about myself as an actor; you can't act the same as you did as a child."
- Roddy McDowall
(Related: Act, Actor, Study)

"I study pitchers. I visualize pitches. That gives me a better chance every time I step into the box. That doesn't mean I'm going to get a hit every game, but that's one of the reasons I've come a long way as a hitter."
- Mark McGwire
(Related: Time, Chance, Study)

"The study also included the disturbing revelation that most of the troops who reported having mental health problems also reported that they did not seek or did not receive care for their problems."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Health, Care, Mental health, Problems, Study, Troops)

"Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Science, American, School, states, Students, Study, United)

"Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products."
- Scott McNealy
(Related: Business, Giving, Ruin, Study)

"I have learned as much in the last three years as in any other comparable period of my life, but with an added realisation of how little over a half century of study one has in fact managed to learn of the whole range of economic policy issues."
- James Meade
(Related: Life, Policy, Fact, Study, Years)

"But my shift to the serious study of economics gradually weakened my belief in Major Douglas's A+B theorem, which was replaced in my thought by the expression MV = PT."
- James Meade
(Related: Thought, Belief, Economics, Expression, Study)

"At this time, my work on the SPS power supplies had just come to an end; I joined a study group on the pp project and an experimental team studying cooling in a small ring (ICE)."
- Simon van der Meer
(Related: Power, Work, Time, End, Project, Study)

"If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: History, Hell, Nations, Study, Want)

"The more we study the Indian's character the more we appreciate the marked distinction between the civilized being and the real savage."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: Character, Being, Study)

"That's my fun time so, to me, doing my homework, studying on what I do, watching the movies, listening to music, all that inspires me so I focus a lot on that and practice."
- Christina Milian
(Related: Time, Movies, Music, Focus, Fun, Listening, Practice)

"A recent police study found that you're much more likely to get shot by a fat cop if you run."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Police, Study)

"Life itself is a school, and Nature always a fresh study."
- Hugh Miller
(Related: Life, Nature, School, Study)

"If there is anything I would do differently in my life, it is that I would study business more. I'm trying to teach my daughter Chloe at an early age about investing and money so she's not afraid of it."
- Donna Mills
(Related: Age, Business, Money, Life, Daughter, Study, Trying)

"When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Love, People, College, English, Liberal, Literature, Study, University)

"Study as if you were going to live forever; live as if you were going to die tomorrow."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Study, Tomorrow)

"The greatest object in educating is to give a right habit of study."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Habit, Right, Study)

"What I try to impart to a musician is to really try to practice the instrument in a really sincere way. Learn as much about music as you possibly can. Learn composition. Study to try to create compositions of your own and put your own personal touch on your music."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Music, Practice, Study)

"There are hundreds of people running around with great voices. If they would study and develop them they could become great singers."
- Vaughn Monroe
(Related: People, Running, Study)

"I counseled many returning missionaries. I interviewed 1,700 missionaries all over the world. My advice to them is that you should study and prepare for your life's work in a field that you enjoy."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Work, Life, Advice, Missionaries, Study, World)

"My proposal now is to test a vaccine first on people who have been infected, and if you show some efficacy at this level, you might be able to go further to study uninfected people in a population with a high rate of infection."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: People, First, Now, Population, Study)

"I study myself more than any other subject. That is my metaphysics, that is my physics."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Metaphysics, Study)

"I want to go to college to study journalism. I want to speak French fluently, to travel. My mom was a journalist and it's in my blood."
- Mandy Moore
(Related: Mom, Travel, Blood, College, Journalism, Study, Want)

"Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance."
- Thomas Moore
(Related: Age, Investigation, Profession, Study)

"The Burgess Shale is not unique, but for those who study evolution and fossils it has become something of an icon. It provides a reference point and a benchmark, a point of common discussion and an issue of universal scientific interest."
- Simon Conway Morris
(Related: Evolution, Interest, Study)

"When I started studying tenor saxophone as a kid in Belfast, I did so with a guy named George Cassidy, who was also a big inspiration."
- Van Morrison
(Related: Inspiration)

"Study strategy over the years and achieve the spirit of the warrior. Today is victory over yourself of yesterday; tomorrow is your victory over lesser men."
- Miyamoto Musashi
(Related: Men, Strategy, Victory, Spirit, Study, Today, Tomorrow, Years, Yesterday)

"It is extraordinary to have time to again study Le nozze di Figaro and discover new things."
- Riccardo Muti
(Related: Time, Study)

"I had been offered fellowships to enter as a graduate student at either Harvard or Princeton. But the Princeton fellowship was somewhat more generous, since I had not actually won the Putnam competition... Thus Princeton became the choice for my graduate study location."
- John Forbes Nash, Jr.
(Related: Choice, Competition, Study)

"Our learning ought to be our lives' amendment, and the fruits of our private study ought to appear in our public behavior."
- Thomas Nashe
(Related: Behavior, Learning, Public, Study)

"I did private study for about a month, five days a week, six hours a day. I came to understand the character in ways that I never would've previous to that. I was so innocent in respect to ways of creating characters."
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Character, Day, Respect, Study)

"I finally reached the conclusion that mathematics was the study I was best fitted to follow, though I did not clearly see in what way I should turn the subject to account."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Mathematics, Study)

"Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that's how I started."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Art, Design, School, Sculpture, Study)

"I copied my brother. He was a natural dancer. Graceful. People always asked did we study ballet. We never did."
- Harold Nicholas
(Related: Brother, People, Ballet, Study)

"Of all the problems which were open to me for study, typhus was the most urgent and the most unexplored. We knew nothing of the way in which contagion spread."
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole
(Related: Nothing, Open, Problems, Study)

"On one hand, to be able to go from one direction in the sky to study such an object to another direction to study another object, and on the other hand to be able to maintain accurately the position in space."
- Claude Nicollier
(Related: Direction, Sky, Space, Study)

"Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Experience, Desire, Study)

"That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Existence, Exploration, Possibilities, Stars)

"Therefore, I reasoned that study of the cell cycle responsible for the reproduction of cells was important and might even be illuminating about the nature of life."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Life, Nature, Study)

"Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Science, Progress, Careers, Philosophy, Students, Study)

"A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: 'Duh.'"
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Women, Post, Study, Want, Washington)

"Superficial similarities exist between Christianity and some ancient pagan religions. But careful study reveals that there are far more dissimilarities."
- Carl Olson
(Related: Christianity, Study)

"I went to Ohio University studying arts and history, and playing football. But I was only interested in girls, my pals and sports. I only did the minimum for school."
- Ed O'Neill
(Related: History, Sports, Football, Girls, School, University)

"Since the beginning of time, children have not liked to study. They would much rather play, and if you have their interests at heart, you will let them learn while they play; they will find that what they have mastered is child's play."
- Carl Orff
(Related: Time, Heart, Beginning, Children, Play, Study, Will)

"To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all."
- William Osler
(Related: Books, Disease, Study)

"If I'm not at my study by 10:00, 10:30, forget it, I can't write a word."
- Peter O'Toole
(Related: Forget, Study, Word)

"Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel."
- Ovid
(Related: Character, Liberal, Study)

"The powers, aspirations, and mission of man are such as to raise the study of his origin and nature, inevitably and by the very necessity of the case, from the mere physiological to the psychological stage of scientific operations."
- Richard Owen
(Related: Nature, Aspirations, Man, Mission, Necessity, Study)

"Every step in the progress of this study has tended to obliterate the technical barriers by which logicians have sought to separate the inquiries relating to the several parts of man's nature."
- Richard Owen
(Related: Nature, Progress, Man, Study)

"Study first, play afterwards."
- Daniel D. Palmer
(Related: First, Play, Study)

"The most wonderful study of mankind is man. Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian."
- Daniel D. Palmer
(Related: Knowledge, Man, Mankind, Study, Suffering)

"Traditionalists often study what is taught, not what there is to create."
- Ed Parker
(Related: Study)

"The main concern of the study is with the outline of a theoretical system. Its minor variations from writer to writer are not a matter of concern to this analysis."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Concern, Study, Writer)

"If man made himself the first object of study, he would see how incapable he is of going further. How can a part know the whole?"
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: First, Man, Study)

"Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable."
- George S. Patton
(Related: Past)

"Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Flies, Fools, Party, Study)

"Well, I think the reality is that as you study - when President Kennedy cut marginal tax rates, when Ronald Reagan cut marginal tax rates, when President Bush imposed those tax cuts, they actually generated economic growth. They expanded the economy. They expand tax revenues."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Growth, Economy, Tax, President, Reality, Study, Tax cuts)

"Salesmanship, too, is an art; the perfection of its technique requires study and practice."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Art, Perfection, Practice, Study)

"Pauley Perrette: I was a criminal science fanatic and went to study it in college as well and I think that helped me on NCIS because I was comfortable with the language, I had studied criminal science in school for years."
- Pauley Perrette
(Related: Science, College, Language, School, Study, Years)

"According to a study by Achieve Incorporated, Texas is the first state to make a college-prep curriculum the standard coursework in high school, starting with this year's ninth grade class."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Class, College, Curriculum, First, School, State, Study)

"It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth."
- Jean Piaget
(Related: Knowledge, Development, Chance, Children)

"The marvelous thing is that even in studying linguistics, we find that the universe as a whole is patterned, ordered, and to some degree intelligible to us."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Universe)

"The universe extends beyond the mind of man, and is more complex than the small sample one can study."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Man, Mind, Study, Universe)

"No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory."
- Plato
(Related: Man, Memory, Slavery, Study)

"Mathematicians do not study objects, but relations between objects."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Mathematicians, Study)

"The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Nature, Study)

"The proper study of Mankind is Man."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Man, Mankind, Study)

"Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: God, Man, Mankind, Study)

"I don't love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful."
- Natalie Portman
(Related: Love, Hate, Learning)

"Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Art, Heart, Man, Study)

"What drew me to both study and activism was the formative experience of the civil rights movement."
- David E. Price
(Related: Experience, Activism, Civil rights, Study)

"Don't get fancy. Have you cooked an apple pie? You don't know what you did wrong? Do this: Take two or three apples. Put them on a table. Study them."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Apples, Fancy, Study, Wrong)

"If the novelist shares his or her problems with the characters, he or she is able to study his personal unconscious."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Problems, Study, Unconscious)

"I had passed through the entire British education system studying literature, culminating in three years of reading English at Oxford, and they'd never told me about something as basic as the importance of point of view in fiction!"
- Philip Pullman
(Related: Education, English, Importance, Literature, Reading, Years)

"I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: People, America, Regret, School, Study)

"The following year, after I had prepared my draft, the Conference of the Interparliamentary Union at The Hague decided to set up a special commission to study the problem seriously."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Draft, Study)

"Because just as arms have no force outside if there is no counsel within a house, study is vain and counsel useless that is not put to virtuous effect when the time calls."
- Francois Rabelais
(Related: Time, Effect, Force, Study)

"I was studying to be an architect, I wasn't plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously."
- Aishwarya Rai
(Related: Movies, Enthusiasm, Acting, Career, Job)

"The noblest exercise of the mind within doors, and most befitting a person of quality, is study."
- William Ramsay
(Related: Quality, Exercise, Mind, Study)

"The real thing is, you should be seeing these plays in the Theatre. That's what they were written for. That's where the enjoyment is. Studying them is no enjoyment whatsoever."
- Tony Randall
(Related: Enjoyment, Theatre)

"I published in 1978 a report on dreams in the Journal of Clinical Psychology. It was the first study of its kind to demonstrate that it is possible for people to make constructive use of their dreams to improve their lives."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, People, First, Psychology, Study)

"Dream study impacts culture. We are put in touch with the inner poet who dreams. We hear our inner, subjective response to the outer world. That helps spiritualize our lives."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, Culture, Study, World)

"I turned my attention for a while to gamma ray astronomy and soon began the first in a continous series of experiments at the Savannah River site to study the properties of the neutrino."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Astronomy, Attention, First, Study)

"If some student came up and wanted to know where to study painting, you'd want to suggest someplace, but there's no place. I wouldn't know where to send a student to study."
- Ad Reinhardt
(Related: Painting, Study, Want)

"I do not read the ancient languages, but I am beginning to study Greek."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Beginning, Study)

"The only trouble here is they won't let us study enough. They are so afraid we shall break down and you know the reputation of the College is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without ruining their health?"
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
(Related: Health, College, Girls, Question, Reputation, Study, Trouble)

"Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a great enemy both to study and industry."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Food, Quality, Enemy, Quantity, Study)

"I had been interested in Indian music and I actually started studying Tableaus before I met him."
- Terry Riley
(Related: Music)

"I had no training in the theater. I did not study it but just did it."
- Michael Ritchie
(Related: Study, Theater, Training)

"My son Wesley has just turned 13. He was 12 during the recording of this record and he is quite a drummer already and has been studying drums since he was four, but he's also very interested in African percussion and studies percussion."
- Lee Ritenour
(Related: Son, African)

"Frank is such a great visual storyteller, that if you study his artwork you see that his Sin City books are already the best movies never seen on the big screen."
- Robert Rodriguez
(Related: Movies, Books, Sin, Study)

"The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Truth, People, Fiction, Literature, Reason, Study)

"But my mother loved The Elephant Man, and my father gave David Lynch a scholarship to study in Rome."
- Isabella Rossellini
(Related: Mother, Father, Man, Rome, Study)

"I've always been passionate about geometry and the study of three-dimensional forms."
- Erno Rubik
(Related: Geometry, Study)

"If we suppose that many natural phenomena are in effect computations, the study of computer science can tell us about the kinds of natural phenomena that can occur."
- Rudy Rucker
(Related: Science, Computer, Effect, Study)

"Deconstructing the concept of race not only conflicts with people's tendency to classify and build family histories according to common descent but also ignores the work of biologists studying non-human species."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Family, Work, People, Race)

"But with each passing year and each new study, the evidence for the genetic contribution to individual and group differences becomes more firmly established than ever."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Study)

"Nonetheless, much has been learned by studying the statistical differences between the various human races."
- J. Philippe Rushton
"Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Art, Truth, Positive, Reality, Study)

"An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Nature, Cities, Study)

"To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Age, Being, Certainty, Hesitation, Philosophy, Study)

"My room for books and study or for sitting and thinking about nothing in particular to see what would happen was at the end of a hall."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Books, End, Nothing, Study, Thinking)

"The only consistent hobby I've had is studying Spanish and French because of some delusion of grandeur to work around the world. I love sports but usually I'm looking for the next job."
- William Sanderson
(Related: Love, Sports, Work, Delusion, Job, World)

"Initially I had intended to study medicine, but before going to University I had decided that I would be better suited to a career in which I could concentrate my activities and interests more on a single goal than appeared to be possible in my father's profession."
- Frederick Sanger
(Related: Father, Goal, Career, Medicine, Profession, Study, University)

"It is no secret that the fruits of language study are in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Language, Learning, Study, Teaching)

"In general, the philological movement opened up countless sources relevant to linguistic issues, treating them in quite a different spirit from traditional grammar; for instance, the study of inscriptions and their language. But not yet in the spirit of linguistics."
- Ferdinand de Saussure
(Related: Grammar, Language, Spirit, Study)

"The business, task or object of the scientific study of languages will if possible be 1) to trace the history of all known languages. Naturally this is possible only to a very limited extent and for very few languages."
- Ferdinand de Saussure
(Related: History, Business, Study, Will)

"It is only since linguistics has become more aware of its object of study, i.e. perceives the whole extent of it, that it is evident that this science can make a contribution to a range of studies that will be of interest to almost anyone."
- Ferdinand de Saussure
(Related: Science, Interest, Study, Will)

"To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Study)

"The style of the Bible in general is singularly adapted to men of every class and grade of culture, affording the child the simple nourishment for its religious wants, and the profoundest thinker inexhaustible matter of study."
- Philip Schaff
(Related: Men, Bible, Class, Culture, Religious, Study, Style)

"I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall, sowing the seeds of their own destruction."
- Martin Scorsese
(Related: History, Love, Destruction)

"In fact, the Harvard study data indicates that 70 percent of African American children attend schools that are predominately African American, about the same level as in 1968 when Dr. King died."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: African, American, Children, Fact, Schools, Study)

"I started in high school to be interested in music and from there, I decided to study in college. Yeah, you're right, I did start late, but luckily, because of my schooling, I picked up a lot of ground pretty quick."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Music, College, Pretty, Quick, Right, School, Study)

"You have to study a great deal to know a little."
- Charles de Secondat
(Related: Study)

"The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees."
- Andres Segovia
(Related: Music, Advice, Flowers, Giving, Islands, Ocean, Students, Study, Trees)

"America does not need gorgeous halls and concert rooms for its musical development, but music schools with competent teachers, and many, very many, free scholarships for talented young disciples who are unable to pay the expense of study."
- Anton Seidl
(Related: Music, Development, America, Schools, Study, Teachers)

"A masculine education cannot spare from professional study and the necessary acquisition of languages, the time and attention which I have bestowed on the compositions of my countrymen."
- Anne Seward
(Related: Education, Time, Attention, Study)

"It had rained on some vivid green ferns in Maine and it was quite beautiful. I was moving the camera slightly and studying the ground glass. Looking at those 20 square inches, trying to find out just what were the right elements to include."
- John Sexton
(Related: Right, Trying)

"I really believe that studying organization, even in the form of studying detective story organization, is very, very valuable for a playwright, a budding playwright."
- Peter Shaffer
"The more we study the more we discover our ignorance."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Ignorance, Study)

"I didn't mind studying. Obviously math and the physical science subjects interested me more than some of the more artistic subjects, but I think I was a pretty good student."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Science, Mind, Pretty)

"Further study of central nervous action, however, finds central inhibition too extensive and ubiquitous to make it likely that it is confined solely to the taxis of antagonistic muscles."
- Charles Scott Sherrington
(Related: Action, Study)

"Corruption has its own motivations, and one has to thoroughly study that phenomenon and eliminate the foundations that allow corruption to exist."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: Corruption, Study)

"I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck. I wanted to be in the band who didn't look like a bunch of guys who, you know, should be in a library studying for their finals."
- Gene Simmons
"The proper study of mankind is the science of design."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Design, Science, Mankind, Study)

"When I was studying... there weren't any black concert pianists. My choices were intuitive, and I had the technique to do it. People have heard my music and heard the classic in it, so I have become known as a black classical pianist."
- Nina Simone
(Related: Music, People, Choices)

"But I said wait a minute, I'm going to get a computer, I can do this as well as anybody else. So I did some studying so I knew what kind of boards to get to put a PC together. But there was a guy sitting there with Apple. I said, 'what's that?' and he goes, 'Apple with 128k, it's all built into the box,' and I bought it. That was my first computer."
- Sinbad
(Related: Computer, First)

"I study to learn, to be an educated person."
- Gary Sinise
(Related: Study)

"Well, what is acting but the study of human behavior? And that's so fascinating to me."
- Amy Smart
(Related: Acting, Behavior, Study)

"Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Health, Time, Knowledge, Wealth, May, Medicine, Study, Temperance)

"It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Men, Mistake, Success, Failure, Advice, Example, Study, Succeed)

"In the course of her education she had gone through the history usually put into the hands of young people... now her ripened reason gave to her present study at least the advantage of novelty."
- Charlotte Smith
(Related: Education, History, People, Novelty, Now, Present, Reason, Study)

"The Southern slave would obey God in respect to marriage, and also to the reading and studying of His word. But this, as we have seen, is forbidden him."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: God, Marriage, Forbidden, Reading, Respect, Word)

"It is needless to say how great has been the influence of the doctrine of Evolution, or rather perhaps of the method of investigation to which it has given birth, upon the study of history, especially the history of institutions."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: History, Doctrine, Evolution, Influence, Investigation, Study)

"The novelist must ground his work in faithful study of human nature."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Nature, Work, Human nature, Study)

"But if anyone supposes that there was no commercial fraud in the Middle Ages, let him study the commercial legislation of England for that period, and his mind will be satisfied, if he has a mind to be satisfied and not only a fancy to run away with him."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: EnglFancy, Fraud, Legislation, Mind, Study, Will)

"Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants."
- Lamar S. Smith
(Related: Legal, American, Competition, Labor, Study, Wages, Workers)

"This being so, it follows that mythology ought not to take the prominent place that is too often assigned to it in the scientific study of ancient faiths."
- William Robertson Smith
(Related: Being, Mythology, Study)

"If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Past, Present, Study, Want)

"At my father's request I took up the study of law at the University of Zurich In 1863."
- Carl Spitteler
(Related: Father, Law, Study, University)

"I know General Grant better than any other person in the country can know him. It was my duty to study him, and I did so day and night, when I saw him and when I did not see him, and now I tell you what I know, he cannot govern this country."
- Edwin M. Stanton
(Related: Country, Day, Duty, Night, Now, Study)

"I thought that the chief thing to be done in order to equal boys was to be learned and courageous. So I decided to study Greek and learn to manage a horse."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Thought, Boys, Order, Study)

"Many persons have been confused and discouraged at the very outset of the study by the great variety and the delicate distinctions of the openings: and this has constituted a fault in many otherwise excellent manuals for the learner."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Fault, Study, Variety)

"Well I was eight years old, and I have an older cousin who is three years older than me and she was doing acting, commercials, and modeling at the time and... to see my cousin doing that was really inspiring and I wanted to do it. So I went to my mom and I asked her if I could do it, and for the acting part of it, she made me study for a year."
- Hailee Steinfeld
(Related: Mom, Time, Acting, Inspiring, Old, Study, Years)

"If you wish at once to do nothing and be respectable nowadays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study."
- Leslie Stephen
(Related: Work, Nothing, Study)

"All the genius I have lies in this; when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly."
- Alexander Hamilton Stephens
(Related: Genius, Lies, Study)

"It was in the 1960s that I began the detailed study of public regulation."
- George Stigler
(Related: Public, Study)

"I study history in order to give an interpretation."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: History, Order, Study)

"Many people think voice over artists just read, there's much more to it. Without acting beats, scene study and improving skills, you won't make it."
- Tara Strong
(Related: People, Acting, Artists, Study, Voice)

"It is easy to study the rules of overloading and of templates without noticing that together they are one of the keys to elegant and efficient type-safe containers."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
(Related: Rules, Study)

"When I can't do something, this always impels me to study it."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: Study)

"You have to study your field and you have to find out how other people do it, and you have to keep working and learning and practicing and ultimately, you would be able to do it."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: People, Learning, Study)

"We are inheriting the worst financial system since the Depression. We're inheriting a situation - when people go back and study major banking crises a quarter century from now, the one that America developed in 2007 and 2008 is going to be one of those crises."
- Larry Summers
(Related: People, Financial, America, Depression, Now, Study)

"I'm somewhat horrified because I don't think the young people today even know what history is. Some of them don't' even study History at school anymore or Geography and they don't know where one place is from another."
- Joan Sutherland
(Related: History, People, Geography, School, Study, Today)

"Intended to serve as an introduction to both the linguistic and also the practical study of spoken English."
- Henry Sweet
(Related: English, Study)

"The early study of Euclid made me a hater of geometry."
- James Joseph Sylvester
(Related: Geometry, Study)

"My part had three lines. I said, 'You look wonderful, sir,' three times. All my friends said, 'Do not take that role - and do not understudy. You'll regret it the rest of your life.' I did both of those things, and I've never regretted it once."
- Jeffrey Tambor
(Related: Life, Friends, Regret, Rest)

"In such an environment, I was able to study things that could be of immediate usefulness to the world. That learning experience undoubtedly served me well when I eventually entered the work force."
- Koichi Tanaka
(Related: Experience, Work, Environment, Force, Learning, Study, Usefulness, World)

"I wasn't trying to top Pulp Fiction with Jackie Brown. I wanted to go underneath it and make a more modest character study movie."
- Quentin Tarantino
(Related: Character, Fiction, Study, Trying)

"The novel is about five students of classics who are studying with a classics professor, and they take the ideas of the things that they're learning from him a bit too seriously, with terrible consequences."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Ideas, Consequences, Learning, Students)

"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."
- A. J. P. Taylor
(Related: History, Mistakes, Past, Study)

"Like most of those who study history, he (Napoleon III) learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones."
- A. J. P. Taylor
(Related: History, Mistakes, Past, Study)

"Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerable amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and still convince his employer that he is going at a good pace."
- Frederick W. Taylor
(Related: Time, Work)

"You know, I went to Oberlin. At that time, grades were - you elected to have them or not. It was all of that era where grades were out the window. But I did very well in school. I didn't really study the arts; I practiced the arts."
- Julie Taymor
(Related: Time, School, Study)

"If you want to understand Jesus, you have to study the whole Bible. Christian duty is not defined solely by the words in red."
- Randall Terry
(Related: Christian, Bible, Duty, Study, Want, Words)

"I was privileged to be able to study a year with Martha Graham, the last year she was teaching."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Study, Teaching)

"I did study the art of being a barber because I wanted to figure out what my routine would be. Do you start in the front or back? Top or bottom? Swivel the chair or walk around? What I did discover is there's no such thing as the perfect haircut!"
- Sean Patrick Thomas
(Related: Art, Being, Routine, Study)

"It is too late to be studying Hebrew; it is more important to understand even the slang of today."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Slang, Today)

"Yes, we've seen it all before. And yes, those who do not study history are condemned to repeat it. But no, the sky is not falling - baseball is such a great game that neither the owners nor the players can kill it. After some necessary carnage, market forces will prevail."
- John Thorn
(Related: History, Baseball, Sky, Study, Will)

"To the intelligent man with an interest in human nature it must often appear strange that so much of the energy of the scientific world has been spent on the study of the body and so little on the study of the mind."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Nature, Body, Energy, Human nature, Interest, Mind, Study, World)

"On the whole, the psychological work of the last quarter of the nineteenth century emphasized the study of consciousness to the neglect of the total life of intellect and character."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Life, Work, Character, Consciousness, Intellect, Neglect, Study)

"Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did."
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: People, Fun, Study)

"I was in school studying civil engineering. A guy approached me on the street and said that I had a interesting look-very exotic. He told me I should try to be in the industry."
- Thuy Trang
(Related: Engineering, School)

"For me, having come to study and understand some of the Bible and finally getting saved made a huge difference in me, because my wife was a big influence on that. I saw in her, when I first met her, a person's soul at peace with everything and everybody around her."
- Randy Travis
(Related: Peace, Wife, Soul, Bible, Difference, First, Influence, Study)

"Study men, not historians."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Men, Historians, Study)

"The way to know about championship quality is to learn from champions, and that I did; studying them with professional purpose during my time in the ring and from habitual interest afterward."
- Gene Tunney
(Related: Time, Quality, Purpose, Interest)

"Any spirituality can be enhanced with the practice or study of yoga."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Practice, Spirituality, Study, Yoga)

"The minister and the priest teach that the organization is greater. No great philosophy has ever come from an organization, but from an individual whose research has been a personal study of God and ITS ways."
- Paul Twitchell
(Related: God, Philosophy, Research, Study)

"I've always enjoyed studying the small clues that indicate a particular class level."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Class)

"Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: People, Books, Mountains, Plants, Rivers, Study, Trees, Water)

"I had gone to school to study marine biology."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: School, Study)

"The best way to study is to go to the Cecchetti method for about a year and draw onto all the highest points and then put that into the general method."
- Ninette de Valois
(Related: Study)

"I started to do a study on how not to do stand-up comedy. Yeah, it's lonely work. You die, you die alone. It's you, the light, and the audience. If you win, you win big. If you lose, you lose big time."
- Jim Varney
(Related: Time, Work, Comedy, Light, Lonely, Study)

"Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem."
- Bill Vaughan
(Related: Money, Happiness, Research, Study, Will)

"It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them."
- Bill Vaughan
(Related: Money, Poor)

"I was studying American politicians who were searching - allegedly - for American communists because it would put them on the front pages of the papers in their home towns."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Home, American, Politicians)

"I was appalled at the amount of study necessary in order to qualify in medicine, and gradually my desire was blunted by a keener - and secret - wish to become an actor."
- Conrad Veidt
(Related: Actor, Desire, Medicine, Order, Study)

"The study of social progress is today not less needed in literature than is the analysis of the human heart."
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Heart, Progress, Literature, Study, Today)

"Studying anthropology, I developed a kind of holistic view of human existence, in which the dichotomies you listed are all necessary and vital aspects of life."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Life, Anthropology, Existence)

"Sammy Davis, I backed him up. I used to study him every night. I saw how great performers worked and was able to incorporate a little bit from the best."
- Bobby Vinton
(Related: Night, Study)

"I continued studying by myself in the field of jazz with my own technique of improvisation, walking bass lines, rhythms, all kinds of stuff, which I created for myself."
- Miroslav Vitous
(Related: Jazz, Walking)

"My theory was that what I had to do was make a study of human behavior."
- A. E. van Vogt
(Related: Behavior, Study, Theory)

"Academic sociologists have been trained to conceive of their discipline - sociology - as the scientific study of society, and to remit to the sister discipline of psychology the study of individuals."
- Richard Wall
(Related: Society, Sister, Discipline, Psychology, Study)

"We are a studying nation. Scholarship from science is important to the whole world and those people need to be able to be safe and secure in what they do."
- Malcolm Wallop
(Related: Science, People, Nation, World)

"I didn't study acting."
- Ray Walston
(Related: Acting, Study)

"I was studying acting, going to UCLA, selling real estate on the weekends."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Selling, Acting)

"Well I started studying to help me with these commercial auditions and I just loved it."
- Sela Ward
(Related: Help)

"The study of the human character opens at once a beautiful and a deformed picture of the soul."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Soul, Character, Study)

"If you study the writings of the mystics, you will always find things in them that appear to be paradoxes, as in Zen, particularly."
- Alan Watts
(Related: Mystics, Paradoxes, Study, Will, Zen)

"No amount of study or learning will make a man a leader unless he has the natural qualities of one."
- Archibald Wavell
(Related: Leader, Learning, Man, Study, Will)

"I don't listen to my own records a lot. Once in a while - to check out my mistakes. Because you can always see a spot or two in the record where you could have done better. So you more or less study this way."
- Ben Webster
(Related: Mistakes, Study)

"I wrote a lot in study hall to while away the hours."
- James Welch
(Related: Study)

"I guess because you study the character and you do all those things. But when it comes down to it, it's still my performance, it's still my interpretation. I'm not going to, you know, be a clone - well, I was a clone of Richard Dean Anderson!"
- Michael Welch
(Related: Character, Performance, Study)

"To hate is to study, to study is to understand, to understand is to appreciate, to appreciate is to love. So maybe I'll end up loving your theory."
- John Archibald Wheeler
(Related: Love, End, Hate, Study, Theory)

"I remember when I first walked into Mayer's cavernous office. You had to walk 50 yards to get to him, and in that time he could really study everything about you."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Time, First, Office, Study)

"You should carefully study the Art of Reasoning, as it is what most people are very deficient in, and I know few things more disagreeable than to argue, or even converse with a man who has no idea of inductive and deductive philosophy."
- William John Wills
(Related: Art, People, Idea, Man, Philosophy, Study)

"At any rate, girls are differently situated. Having no need of deep scientific knowledge, their education is confined more to the ordinary things of the world, the study of the fine arts, and of the manners and dispositions of people."
- William John Wills
(Related: Education, People, Knowledge, Deep, Girls, Manners, Study, World)

"A study of the history of wages back through the years indicates clearly that when the cost-of-living rises appreciably wages have shortly been adjusted upward also."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: History, Study, Wages, Years)

"I was studying acting in New York, and wasn't being hired by anyone to do anything other than to work in an Oriental rug warehouse."
- Thomas Wilson
(Related: Work, Acting, Being)

"We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Science, Education, Mistake, Giving, Study)

"The main thing is that I've been studying composition for the last four years. I'd say it's the life experience combined with the lessons that enabled me to go much further."
- Kip Winger
(Related: Experience, Life, Years)

"I play piano and guitar. Acoustic guitar. I tried studying classical guitar when I was 16 but it got really hard. I could never play a lead to save my life."
- Kip Winger
(Related: Life, Guitar, Play)

"Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction and powers of each of the branches of government. It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Government, Morality, Ending, Play, Study)

"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Love, Nature, Study, Will)

"We visited Ravi. We didn't study with him, as such."
- Gary Wright
(Related: Study)

"I think most people see drawing as subservient to the subject, a sort of meditation, a studying, a searching observation, in my case, for its own sake."
- Peter Wright
(Related: People, Meditation, Observation)

"I love to study the many things that grow below the corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color. If one could only catch that true color of nature - the very thought of it drives me mad."
- Andrew Wyeth
(Related: Love, Nature, Thought, Study)

"If I'm playing with Ozzy it's just a guitar thing. But with the vocals I feel like I'm studying for the SATs."
- Zakk Wylde
(Related: Guitar)

"There was a tsunami and there are terrible natural disasters, all of this because of too little Torah study."
- Ovadia Yosef
(Related: Disasters, Study)

"Talk politics, talk about study and talk positively."
- Jiang Zemin
(Related: Politics, Study, Talk)

"I once tried thinking for an entire day, but I found it less valuable than one moment of study."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Day, Study, Thinking)

"Human nature refers to what is in people but which they cannot study or work at achieving."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Nature, Work, People, Human nature, Study)

"I started studying shyness in adults in 1972. Shyness operates at so many different levels. Out of that research came the Stanford shyness clinic in 1977."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Research, Shyness)