Quotes - Academic Achievement

Si Hoc Legere Scis Nimium Eruditionis Habes. (translation: If you can read this you're overeducated)


Wisdom is a tree of life to those laying hold of her, making happy each one holding her fast.

Proverbs 3:18

The spiritual perfection of man consists in his becoming an intelligent being -- one who knows all that he is capable of learning.


The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.

Charles DuBois

I am easily satisfied with the very best.

Winston Churchill

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forego their use.

Galileo Galilei

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge.


Knowledge is power.

Francis Bacon

The heights by great men reached and kept
Were not attained by sudden flight,
But they, while their companions slep,
Were toiling upward in the night.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There is no knowledge that is not power.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

True knowledge is the discerning of pattern, and wisdom in its right interpretation.

Robert Coover

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