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Learning is the property of those who fear to do disagreeable things.
To spend too much time in studies is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humor of a scholar.
Erudition, n. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
Never did I think that the university was properly ministerial to the society around it. Rather I thought and think that society is ministerial to the university, and I bless a society that tolerates and supports an eternal childhood for some, a childhood whose playfulness can in turn be a blessing to society.
University convention submerges nature. It issues licenses, and hunting without one is forbidden.
Things take indeed a wondrous turn When learned men do stoop to learn.
We want a Society for the Suppression of Erudite Research and the Decent Burial of the Past. The ghosts of the dead past want quite as much laying as raising.
When nature exceeds culture, we have the rustic. When culture exceeds nature, we have the pedant.
A great man will find a great subject, or which is the same thing, make any subject great.
A scholar is a man with this inconvenience, that, when you ask him his opinion of any matter, he must go home and look up his manuscripts to know.
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