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No one as ever completed their apprenticeship.

I've studied now Philosophy and Jurisprudence, Medicine -- and even, alas! Theology -- from end to end with labor keen; and here, poor fool with all my lore I stand, no wiser than before.
Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
This type of man who is devoted to the study of wisdom is always most unlucky in everything, and particularly when it comes to procreating children; I imagine this is because Nature wants to ensure that the evils of wisdom shall not spread further throughout mankind.
More can be learned from what works than from what fails.
All other men are specialists, but his specialty is omniscience.
Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.
A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
If you would inform, a positive and dogmatic manner in advancing your sentiments may provoke contradiction and prevent a candid attention. If you wish information and improvement from the knowledge of others, and yet at the same time express yourself as firmly fixed in your present opinions, modest, sensible men, who do not love disputation, will probably leave you undisturbed in the possession of your error.
Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with. Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not merely pull it out and strike it; merely to show that you have one.
One should always think of what one is about: when one is learning, one should not think of play: and when one is at play, one should not think of one's learning.
With just enough of learning to misquote.
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
The best results are achieved by using the right amount of effort in the right place at the right time. And this right amount is usually less than we think we need. In other words, the less unnecessary effort you put into learning, the more successful you'll be... the key to faster learning is to use appropriate effort. Greater effort can exacerbate faulty patterns of action. Doing the wrong thing with more intensity rarely improves the situation. Learning something new often requires us to unlearn something old.
Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic.
Learning. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Everyone learns in about the same way, but some people are better at it than others.
The one who does the talking, does the learning
I learned from Bruce Lee, "Be like water" and Gil Grissom from CSI, "Be like sponge.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

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