Quotation Explorer - 'Studies'

I am very pleased you like my stories. They are studies in prose, put for Romance's sake into fanciful form: meant partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of wonder and joy, and who find simplicity in a subtle strangeness. - Oscar Wilde
The groom should not see you in the dress just before the wedding, that’s bad luck. You know what’s worst luck? Is getting married, itself. I’ve read studies. It’s like 2 out of 3 of those end in divorce, sometimes more. 3 out of 2, some. - Hank Moody
Orwell wrote easily and well about small humane pursuits, such as bird watching, gardening and cooking, and did not despise popular pleasures like pubs and vulgar seaside resorts. In many ways, his investigations into ordinary life and activity prefigure what we now call 'cultural studies. - Christopher Hitchens
When a child studies hard, it seems that he is going to be an industrious and in service; but if a child studies hardly, then wondering why it seems that he is going to be a big industrialist on growing up. - Anuj Somany
An HBCU that is not inherently revolutionary in 2016 is irrelevant.An African American Studies class that is not inherently revolutionary in 2016 is irrelevant. - Darnell Lamont Walker
It is the 'Teacher', that shapes a novice; not only with his studies, but character too. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray. - Samuel Chadwick
[...]make sure you raise your children by having them play in their studies, and don't use force. - Plato
...Studies have found that children who witness abuse are more likely to accept relationships that are abusive. - Asa Don Brown
Crafty men condemn studies; Simple men admire them; And wise men use them: For they teach not their own use: but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. - Francis Bacon
Studies conducted in a city in Zimbabwe found that half of reported rape cases involve girls less than 15 years of age and that girls are most vulnerable to sexual abuse by male relatives, neighbors and school teachers. - Njovana Watts
Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression. - Amos Bronson Alcott
To know the cause why music was ordain'd! Was it not to refresh the mind of a man after his studies or his usual pain? - William Shakespeare
The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful. If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living - Jules Henri Poincaré
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself. - Leonardo da Vinci
Engineering is not only study of 45 subjects but it is moral studies of intellectual life. - Prakhar Srivastav
Tuition is to studies and training is to job, but the gradation never stops (on Appraisal) - Sachin Kodagali, Santosh Avvannavar
WHO IS LEARNED? A definition One who, consuming midnight oilin studies diligent and slow,teaches himself, with painful toil,the things that other people know. - Piet Hein
cross-national studies show that the U.S. poverty rate, which stands persistently above 12 percent, is not only the highest poverty rate of any advanced industrial nation, but is more than twice the average for that group.Pursuing the American Dream, 9, 276 - Calvin C. Jillson
Nothing is more to mastery than practice and skills. Studies have shown that practicing five minutes daily is better than practicing once a week for three hours. And if you want to create a genuine culture of improvement, you must create those habits. - George Spafford
Read, read, read. Read everything -- trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You'll absorb it.Then write. If it's good, you'll find out. If it's not, throw it out of the window. - William Faulkner
A Christian is the person who studies the life of Christ and carries His image in himself in order to be like Him - Sunday Adelaja
And, believe me, if I were again beginning my studies, I should follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics. - Galileo Galilei
I esteem understanding and subtlety highly, but I consider that they have been put to ill use in the greater part of work, where the author studies things of little use...{Writing about Isaac Newton} Christiaan Huygens - his
Friends I would like to challenge you to do an experiment, in the privacy of your studies. Everywhere you see the name Jesus in the Bible, replace it with the word light and see what that does to you. - Sunday Adelaja
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