"A great scholar is seldom a great philosopher."
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"A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it."
"The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything."
"Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power."
"There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, toil, envy, want, and patron."
"A reading machine, always wound up and going, he mastered whatever was not worth the knowing."
"He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes."
"I'm a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen."
"No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy."
"That's the public-school system all over. They may kick you out, but they never let you down."
"Science is but an image of the truth."
"The microbe is so very small: You cannot take him out at all."
"In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence."
"Art is meant to disturb. Science reassures."
"Science knows only one commandment -- contribute to science."
"No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power."
"Science, after all, is only an expression for our ignorance of our own ignorance."
"Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance."
"O Star-eyed Science! hast thou wandered there, to waft us home the message of despair?"
"Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong."
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