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Roger Ascham Quotes and Sayings

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In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear,
gentleness better than beating, to bring up a child rightly in learning.
- Roger Ascham

In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry,
wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end,
but only to manslaughter and bawdry.
- Roger Ascham

Young children were sooner allured by love,
than driven by beating, to attain good learning.
- Roger Ascham

Let the master praise him, and say, "Here ye do well."
For,
I assure you, there is no such whetstone to sharpen a good wit,
and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.
- Roger Ascham

 

The least learned, for the most part,
have been always most ready to write.
- Roger Ascham

By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering.
- Roger Ascham

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

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To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
- Roger Ascham

It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience.
- Roger Ascham

Mark all mathematical heads which be wholly and only bent on these sciences,
how solitary they be themselves, how unfit to live with others,
how unapt to serve the world.
- Roger Ascham

Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty.
- Roger Ascham

He that will write well in any tongue,
must follow this counsel of Aristotle,
to speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do:
and so should every man understand him,
and the judgment of wise men allow him.
- Roger Ascham

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

All the energy of the universe is mine
to use as spirit directs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am merely a bit player in your stories,
as you are merely a bit player in mine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult.
It's not.
Mine had me trained in two days.
- Bill Dana

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
- Emily Bronte

A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving.
I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.
- William J. Clinton

That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much
of my own food as possible.
- Daryl Hannah

It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed
in any subject as I am in mine.
- Charles Darwin

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and
touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed.
These things, to me, are expressions of love.
- James Herriot

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take
total responsibility for our attitudes.
That's the day we truly grow up.
- John C. Maxwell

I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced
that my looks were hideous.
Adolescence is painful for everyone,
I know,
but mine was plain weird.
- Uma Thurman

Johnny Mercer was my father's best friend and became mine as well.
And Harold Arlen, whom I would call Uncle Harry,
and Harry Warren: those were ones who I really became close to.
- Margaret Whiting

I had friends of mine tell me they had a baby,
and I didn't even know they were pregnant.
- Josh Lucas

Going to the library was the one place we got to go
without asking for permission.
And they let us choose what we wanted to read.
It was a feeling of having a book be mine entirely.
- Rita Dove

Mine was an easy ride compared to Jackie Robinson's.
- Sidney Poitier

Her great merit is finding out mine;
there is nothing so amiable as discernment.
- George Byron

Boys, they can't take my refrigerator now.
They'll never get my car now.
I paid cash for 'em and they're mine,
and I'm keepin' 'em!
- Patsy Cline

I mean, when it's time to rhyme rhyme,
I can get down for mine.
- Missy Elliot

Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one
according to his work and accomplishments.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked,
is mine.
- Nikola Tesla

I thought I'd begin by reading a poem by Shakespeare,
but then I thought, why should I? He never reads any of mine.
- Spike Milligan

George Bush is a fan of mine, he came to see me in the Seventies.
His coke dealer brought him.
- Tom Waits

There's artists that I'm working with on a new label of mine.
Foxy Nova and Supa Nova.
- Kenneth Edmonds

We're all given some sort of skill in life.
Mine just happens to be beating up on people.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Like the canary in the coal mine, the climate changes
already evident in the Arctic are a call to action.
- Susan Collins

Trade is nothing else but a Commutation of Superfluities;
for instance: I give mine,
what I can spare, for somewhat of yours,
which I want, and you can spare.
- Dudley North

That old black magic has me in its spell,
That old black magic that you weave so well;
Icy fingers up and down my spine,
The same old witchcraft when your eyes meet mine.
- Johnny Mercer

In the South or in the mine country,
wherever you point the camera there is a picture.
- Ben Shahn

I simply went down there to catch up with an old mate of mine,
who owns the place.
He's the one who wrote the book on the place,
but no, no movie, just a beer.
- Bryan Brown

If there's a Disney animated feature based in Hawaii,
I knew I had to be part of it.
I'm very proud to be from Hawaii.
There was no question the role was mine.
- Tia Carrere

It terrified me to have an idea that was solely mine
to be no longer a part of my mind,
but totally public.
- Maya Lin

To this light, then, would I recommend all,
with mine own soul, - to this sure way of salvation.
- Elias Hicks

An artist is nothing without his or her obsessions,
and I have mine.
- Andres Serrano

Like a midwife, I make my living bringing new babies into the world,
except that mine are new advertising campaigns.
- David Ogilvy

I was in relationship with a guy who was much older than me -
either he was past his prime and I was coming into mine.
There was nothing I could do to keep his attention.
- Deana Carter

I stepped on a land mine named Jayson Blair.
- Howell Raines

I don't know what my favorite film of mine is...
But I think the most important film I was in was 'Glory'.
- Morgan Freeman

If only Vivien Leigh had stayed in England,
that part would have been mine.
- Joan Bennett

I don't want to know movie directors.
I don't want to be close to them.
I don't want to interfere with their work.
I don't want them to interfere with mine.
- Patricia Highsmith

We're not saying that you don't need coal,
but when you do mine the coal there are responsibilities to it.
It may cost a little more, but it is the right thing to do.
- Kevin Richardson

We all need ways to express ourselves,
and poetry is one of mine.
- Jack Prelutsky

Chris Martin's a good friend of mine.
I'm actually Apple's godfather.
He's an old friend and we've been mates for quite a few years now.
- Simon Pegg

Their spirits and their visions are embodied in their craft.
And so is mine.
It's not Jane Saw Puff.
But the clarity of Jane Saw Puff is precious to me.
- Sharon Olds

I think we all have madness in us, it's just that I've
realized mine and found a way to let it out.
- John Glover

I cannot help but think a curious event is this life of mine.
- John James Audubon

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics.
I can assure you mine are still greater.
- Albert Einstein

Mine is the horny hand of toil.
- John Singer Sargent

Agents will read unpublished work because they might make money,
and that's their job.
It isn't mine.
- Bernard Cornwell

Hey, we all have our fear.
Mine is bugs and lobsters!
- Brooke Burke

There's a few tunes of mine that don't have jokes,
but most of them have a joke and they have a humorous point of view somewhere.
- Mose Allison

If people have bought something of mine,
they know by now that I will decline writing it for the movies.
- Patricia Highsmith

It is a rare privilege to watch the birth,
growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind;
this privilege is mine.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations
and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
- Bruce Lee

I am not in this world to live up to other people's expectations,
nor do I feel that the world must live up to mine.
- Fritz Perls

Condoms aren't completely safe.
A friend of mine was wearing one and got hit by a bus.
- Bob Rubin

With a face like mine, I do better in print.
- Jerry Springer


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