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Isaac Watts Quotes and Sayings

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Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks.
- Isaac Watts

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Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.
- Isaac Watts

For Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.
- Isaac Watts

'Tis the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain,
you have waked me too soon, I must slumber again.
- Isaac Watts

 

Acquire a government over your ideas,
that they may come down when they are called,
and depart when they are bidden.
- Isaac Watts

Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.
- Isaac Watts

I would not change my blest estate for all the world calls good or great.
- Isaac Watts

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Do not hover always on the surface of things,
nor take up suddenly with mere appearances;
but penetrate into the depth of matters,
as far as your time and circumstances allow,
especially in those things which relate to your profession.
- Isaac Watts

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene PHOTO

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

It is important to do what you don't know how to do.
It is important to see your skills as keeping you
from learning what is deepest and most mysterious.
If you know how to focus, unfocus.
If your tendency is to make sense out of chaos, start chaos.
- Carlos Castaneda

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
- John F. Kennedy

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
- Henry David Thoreau

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

We come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Angelina Jolie

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

We learn more by looking for the answer
to a question and not finding it
than we do from learning the answer itself.
- Lloyd Alexander

Don't limit a child to your own learning,
for he was born in another time.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

AN INSPIRED LIFE: I HAVE A CHOICE
My key to living an inspired life involves
Embracing my history,
Understanding the function of expectations
and gently learning to have none;
Recognizing the power of attentive and conscious choices.
In all circumstances I acknowledge this,
IN ALL THINGS AND ALL WAYS, I HAVE CHOICE.
My choice resides in my perspective.
While I certainly do not control climate
and markets and roadways and others,
I do control myself and my response
to all those circumstances. I do indeed.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Develop a passion for learning.
If you do, you will never cease to grow.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things
that made life to me glorious -
friendship and learning.
- Jane Harrison

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought
for with ardor and diligence.
- Abigail Adams

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning
greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
- Henry David Thoreau

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one
of Nature's greatest healers.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
- Ambrose Bierce

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
- Albert Einstein

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival
skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
- Doug Larson

We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God.
- David Brainerd

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

While I thought that I was learning how to live,
I have been learning how to die.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning
the instrument as one goes on.
- Samuel Butler

Learning never exhausts the mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries,
but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake,
on tiptoe.
- Josh Billings

Learning is the beginning of wealth.
Learning is the beginning of health.
Learning is the beginning of spirituality.
Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
- Jim Rohn

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
- Henry Ford

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary
to put all the play and learning into childhood,
all the work into middle age,
and all the regrets into old age.
- Margaret Mead

I'd think learning to play the guitar would be very
confusing for sighted people.
- Doc Watson

I never refused an autograph, never refused to buy someone a drink.
Now I'm learning to say I've got other things on,
instead of doing it and wondering why.
- Paul Gascoigne

Information is a source of learning.
But unless it is organized, processed,
and available to the right people in a format for decision making,
it is a burden, not a benefit.
- William Pollard

People usually think according to their inclinations,
speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,
but generally act according to custom.
- Francis Bacon

I like doing accents and I like learning as much as I can learn.
- Jaime King

I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world,
considering us as a civilized and a Christian country,
that we deny the advantages of learning to women.
- Daniel Defoe

The Seinfeld motto: No learning, no hugging.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

I think that's what's great about being an actress
is you get to learn so many different things like that,
like learning a little bit of Tibetan here,
learning a Southern accent there.
- Jaime King

It's not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too.
I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines!
- Christopher Parker

I worked hard learning harmony and theory when I was
growing up in Chicago in the 1920s.
- Lionel Hampton

Under these conditions it is not astonishing that learning was highly prized;
in fact,
my parents made sacrifices to be able to give their
children a good education.
- Simon van der Meer

I'm learning, but I'm getting better at it because
I'm learning how to hear God in worship.
- Michael W. Smith

There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and
encourage a will to learning,
as is praise.
- Roger Ascham

The country remains dependent on oil.
But as we are now learning, oil is becoming increasingly scarce.
- Armstrong Williams

I'm learning something all the time.
That's the way I want it to go, and that's the way
I'll go until I am no longer on this planet.
- Doris Roberts

I am learning all the time.
The tombstone will be my diploma.
- Eartha Kitt

But the important thing about learning to wait,
I feel sure, is to know what you are waiting for.
- Anna Neagle

I can always see what I've done wrong.
I'm always learning.
I'm the perennial student.
- Pat Oliphant

There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life.
Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to
live your life in the best possible way.
- Lynn Davies

It wasn't until after private lessons and learning
bass lines that I even noticed bass in the music I
was listening to at that age.
My ears were blown wide open.
- Trevor Dunn

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher,
nor will learning alone do it.
The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent,
and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.
- John Jay Chapman

Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event
can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us -
and those around us -
more effectively.
Look for the learning.
- Louisa May Alcott

A man of great memory without learning hath a rock
and a spindle and no staff to spin.
- George Herbert

I spend more time learning about Buddhism than English,
which is why my English today is still bad.
- Jet Li

Our learning ought to be our lives' amendment,
and the fruits of our private study ought to appear in our public behavior.
- Thomas Nashe

Since its founding in 1854, Penn State has proven to
be a leading institution of higher learning.
- Tim Holden

A University should be a place of light,
of liberty, and of learning.
- Benjamin Disraeli


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