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«It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.»
«For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself, there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.»
Author: Earl Nightingale
, chip away
, chip in
, rich person
«All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is exclusively my own.»
«If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.»
«It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.»
«Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.»
«In order to acquire intellect one must need it. One loses it when it is no longer necessary.»
«He that prefers the beautiful to the useful in life will, undoubtedly, like children who prefer sweetmeats to bread, destroy his digestion and acquire a very fretful outlook on the world.»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
«In literature the ambition of the novice is to acquire the literary language: the struggle of the adept is to get rid of it.»
Author: George Bernard Shaw
, get rid of
, rid of
, The Novice
«For all things difficult to acquire, the intelligent man works with perseverance.»