Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic.
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- We all learn best in our own ways. Some people do better studying one subject at a time, while some do better studying three things at once. Some people do best studying in structured, linear way, while others do best jumping around, surrounding a subject rather than traversing it. Some people prefer to learn by manipulating models, and others by reading.
- Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
- Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.
- The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
- This is an age of intellectual sauces, of essence, of distillation. We have conclusions without deductions, abridgments of history and abridgments of science without leading facts. We have animals for literature, Cabinet Encyclopaedias, Family Libraries, Diffusion Societies, and heaven knows what else! What is all this for? Not to add knowledge to the learned, but to tell points to the ignorant, without giving them the trouble to acquire the links. Oh! it is sad work. And the result will be injurious to all classes.
- Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.