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Louis Agassiz Quotes and Sayings

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Study nature, not books.
- Louis Agassiz

I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
- Louis Agassiz

Facts are stupid until brought into connection with some general law.
- Louis Agassiz

The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind,
furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth.
- Louis Agassiz

 

The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind.
You should never trifle with Nature.
- Louis Agassiz

Every scientific truth goes through three states:
first,
people say it conflicts with the Bible;
next,
they say it has been discovered before;
lastly,
they say they always believed it.
- Louis Agassiz

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

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Study the past, if you would divine the future.
- Confucius

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

Study nature, love nature,
stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study
of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did.
- Clyde Tombaugh

We do not need to proselytize
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 (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries
of a large research staff to study the problem.
- Bill Vaughan

The time-traveling is just too dangerous.
Better that I devote myself to study
the other great mystery of the universe - women!
- the movie Back to the Future II

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
- Francis Bacon

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

I must study politics and war that my sons may have
liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
- John Adams

I do two things.
I design mobile computers and I study brains.
- Jeff Hawkins

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

Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.
- Scott McNealy

Art is not a study of positive reality,
it is the seeking for ideal truth.
- John Ruskin

The proper study of mankind is the science of design.
- Herbert Simon

All the genius I have lies in this; when I have a subject in hand,
I study it profoundly.
- Alexander Hamilton Stephens

Any spirituality can be enhanced with the practice or study of yoga.
- Christy Turlington

I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really
all about wearing the tutu.
- Elle Macpherson

To become an able and successful man in any profession,
three things are necessary, nature, study and practice.
- Henry Ward Beecher

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

Study with desire is real activity; without desire
it is but the semblance and mockery of activity.
- William Godwin

Through the study of fossils I had already been initiated
into the mysteries of prehistoric creations.
- Pierre Loti

A recent police study found that you're much more likely
to get shot by a fat cop if you run.
- Dennis Miller

The proper study of mankind is woman.
- Henry B. Adams

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

Traditionalists often study what is taught,
not what there is to create.
- Ed Parker

Culture is properly described as the love of perfection;
it is a study of perfection.
- Matthew Arnold

The greatest object in educating is to give a right habit of study.
- Maria Mitchell

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

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

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

If I'm not at my study by 10:00, 10:30,
forget it, I can't write a word.
- Peter O'Toole

I didn't study acting.
- Ray Walston

There is not a single extant study that supports all
the arguments against men being with their children.
It's absolute bollocks.
- Bob Geldof

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

Study the public behavior of top stars and you can
detect a keen attentiveness to brand value.
- Peter Bart

One does not study for a goal.
The goal is a mere accident.
- Alma Gluck

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
- Bruce Lee

Surprising as it may seem, this study indicates that
similar conditions are best for all sorts of races.
- Ellsworth Huntington

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

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

I do not read the ancient languages,
but I am beginning to study Greek.
- Anne Rice

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

You have to study the people and the ones that measure
up are not always the ones you expect.
- Walter Lord

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

The early study of Euclid made me a hater of geometry.
- James Joseph Sylvester

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

The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries
with terror before being defeated.
- Charles Baudelaire

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

Great risks come in long term, tremendously assiduous,
very courageous study.
- William Hurt

Life itself is a school, and Nature always a fresh study.
- Hugh Miller

For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the
history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap
foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants.
- Lamar S. Smith

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

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

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

I don't sit around and study the pages of a script over and over again.
- Genevieve Bujold

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

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

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

I've seen a study in the last year that digital sound
actually induces stress in the listener.
- T-Bone Burnett


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