Quotes with study
What others give to public shows and entertainments, nay, even to mental and bodily rest, I give to the study of philosophy.
The tactics...no, amateurs discuss tactics,.... Professional soldiers study logistics.
The chief lesson to be derived from the study of the past, is that it holds no simple lesson, and...the historian’s main responsibility is to prevent anyone from claiming that it does.
There is no better way to exercise the imagination than the study of the law. No artist ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this: When I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. I explore it in all its bearings. My mind becomes pervaded with it.
The archer ceases to be conscious of himself as the one who is engaged in hitting the bull's-eye which confronts him. This state of unconscious is realized only when, completely empty and rid of the self, he becomes one with the perfecting of his technical skill, though there is in it something of a quite different order which cannot be attained by any progressive study of the art
Zen in the Art of Archery
To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning. It is a very serious task, young man, and possibly a tragic one.
The Glass Bead Game
The study ... of the distribution of consciousness shows it to be exactly such as we might expect in an organ added for the sake of steering a nervous system grown too complex to regulate itself...
The Principles of Psychology
Life-as-it-could-be is a territory we can only study by first creating it.
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1995)
If one chooses wisely, the study, research, and occupation that a hobby confers will broaden character and transform the home.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Everyone should be forced to read history since it is the only study which corrects the contemporary complaint of an undue sense of urgency.
The study of history is said to enlarge and enlighten the mind. Why? Because...it gives a power of judging of passing events, and of all events, and a conscious superiority over them, which before it did not possess.
On the Scope and Nature of University Education
No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
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.
The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine but lost time is gone forever.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The fine points that are uncovered in our work as a result of close study, diligent care, constant application and always trying to improve our methods represent the best and most valuable knowledge we get in business-and the sum total of that attentive attitude is what we call skill.
The more we study Art, the less we care for Nature. What Art really reveals to us is Nature's lack of design, her curious crudities, her extraordinary monotony, her absolutely unfinished condition.
The Decay of Lying (1889)
With what I know now, I wouldn’t have proceeded with the study. We were drawn into the simplicity of the concept. You just put the gene in.
Interview in Scientific American (September 16, 2009)