65 Scholar Quotes On Success In Life

These scholar quotes will inspire you. Scholar, a person who has studied a subject for a long time and knows a lot about it or a specialist in a particular branch of study, especially the humanities; a distinguished academic.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scholar quotes, scholar sayings, and scholar proverbs.

Best Scholar Quotes

  1. “The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.” ~ Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  2. “Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.” ~ Albert Pike
  3. “The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” ~ B. B. King
  4. “Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.” ~ William Penn

  5. “I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young. That’s what sitting on your ass does to your face.” ~ Leonard Cohen
  6. “The office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, and to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning.” ~ Jean Baudrillard
  8. “A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.” ~ Laozi

  9. “Knowledge never springs from faith. It springs from doubt.” ~ Humayun Azad
  10. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ~ Rumi
  11. “Each day is the scholar of yesterday.” ~ Publilius Syrus
  12. “Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” ~ Will Durant

  13. “The world’s great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
  14. “A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.” ~ William Hazlitt
  15. “For scholars and laymen alike it is not philosophy but active experience in mathematics itself that can alone answer the question: What is mathematics?” ~ Richard Courant
  16. “There mark what ills the scholar’s life assail, toil, envy, want, and patron.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  17. “His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.” ~ Robert Burns
  18. “No one can take it away from you.” ~ B. B. King
  19. “The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.” ~ Nazr Mohammed
  20. “Power doesn’t have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it.” ~ Ralph Ellison

  21. “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” ~ Rumi
  22. “The new illiteracy is about more than not knowing how to read the book or the word; it is about not knowing how to read the world.” ~ Henry Giroux
  23. “Without dignity our lives are only blinks of duration. But if we manage to lead a good life well, we create something more. We write a subscript to our mortality. We make our lives tiny diamonds in the cosmic sands.” ~ Ronald Dworkin , Scholar quotes about life
  24. “A life totally committed to God has nothing to fear, nothing to lose, nothing to regret.” ~ Pandita Ramabai

  25. “Confession heals, confession justifies, confession grants pardon of sin, all hope consists in confession; in confession there is a chance for mercy.” ~ Isidore of Seville
  26. “If believers worship with gladness and passion, anyone not yet a part of the community certainly will be attracted to the One who is the object of their worship.” ~ Marva Dawn
  27. “God is not a ‘being’ removed from creation, ruling it from outside in the manner of a patriarchal ruler; God is the source of being that underlies creation and grounds its nature and future potential for continual transformative renewal in biophilic mutuality.” ~ Rosemary Radford Ruether
  28. “The Law and the Gospel are two keys. The Law is the key that shutteth up all men under condemnation, and the Gospel is the key which opens the door and lets them out.” ~ William Tyndale

  29. “They are born, put in a box; they go home to live in a box; they study by ticking boxes; they go to what is called “work” in a box, where they sit in their cubicle box; they drive to the grocery store in a box to buy food in a box; they talk about thinking “outside the box”; and when they die they are put in a box.” ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  30. “He (the devil) always sends errors into the world in pairs–pairs of opposites…He relies on your extra dislike of one to draw you gradually into the opposite one. But do not let us be fooled. We have to keep our eyes on the goal and go straight through between both errors. We have no other concern than that with either of them.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  31. “I went to the West and saw Islam, but no Muslims; I got back to the East and saw Muslims, but not Islam.” ~ Muhammad Abduh
  32. “I feel now, that Arabia could easily be evangelized within the next thirty years if it were not for the wicked selfishness of Christians.” ~ Samuel Marinus Zwemer

  33. “God is the one who satisfies the passion for justice, the longing for spirituality, the hunger for relationship, the yearning for beauty. And God, the true God, is the God we see in Jesus of Nazareth, Israel’s Messiah, the world’s true Lord.” ~ N. T. Wright
  34. “The idea that we have the right to inflict suffering and death on other sentient beings for the trivial reasons of palate pleasure and fashion is, without doubt, one of the most arrogant and morally repugnant notions in the history of human thought.” ~ Gary L. Francione
  35. “People who have a creative side and do not live it out are most disagreeable clients. They make a mountain out of a molehill, fuss about unnecessary things, are too passionately in love with somebody who is not worth so much attention, and so on. There is a kind of floating charge of energy in them which is not attached to its right object and therefore tends to apply exaggerated dynamism to the wrong situation.” ~ Marie-Louise von Franz
  36. “On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.” ~ H. L. Mencken

  37. “The crowning evidence that he lives is not a vacant grave, but a spirit-filled fellowship. Not a rolled-away stone, but a carried-away church.” ~ Clarence Jordan
  38. “I follow four dictates: face it, accept it, deal with it, then let it go.” ~ Sheng-yen
  39. “Statistics is the grammar of science.” ~ Karl Pearson
  40. “All the effects of Nature are only the mathematical consequences of a small number of immutable laws.” ~ Pierre-Simon Laplace

  41. “The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class – it is the cause of humankind, the very birthright of humanity.” ~ Anna Julia Cooper
  42. “Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.” ~ Ralph Ellison
  43. “Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  44. “We shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man.” ~ Lynn Townsend White, Jr.

  45. “The Gospel is open to all; the most respectable sinner has no more claim on it than the worst.” ~ Martyn Lloyd-Jones
  46. “The true test of any scholar’s work is not what his contemporaries say, but what happens to his work in the next 25 or 50 years. And the thing that I will really be proud of is if some of the work I have done is still cited in the text books long after I am gone.” ~ Milton Friedman
  47. “While scholars are comparing and contrasting theories, debating intellectual questions, and dividing humankind into categories, the world is changed by persons with faith, spirit, emotion, compassion, intuition, and irrational thinking.” ~ Grey Owl
  48. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~ Rumi

  49. “When we understand clearly that inner peace is the real source of happiness, and how, through spiritual practice, we can experience progressively deeper levels of inner peace, we will develop tremendous enthusiasm to practice” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
  50. “Only the fairy tale equates changelessness with happiness…Permanence means paralysis and death. Only, in movement, with all its pain, is life.” ~ Jacob Burckhardt
  51. “Doctors most commonly get mixed up between absence of evidence and evidence of abense” ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  52. “A scholar is a man with his inconvenience, that, when you ask him his opinion of any matter, he must go home and look up his manuscripts to know.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  53. “To know how to put what knowledge in which place is wisdom (hikmah). Otherwise, knowledge without order and seeking it without discipline does lead to confusion and hence to injustice to one’s self.” ~ Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas , Scholar quotes about knowledge
  54. “Islam doesn’t promote violence or peace. Islam is just a religion, and like every religion in the world, it depends on what you bring to it. If you’re a violent person, your Islam, your Judaism, your Christianity, your Hinduism, is going to be violent.” ~ Reza Aslan
  55. “Anyone who wants to know the human psyche will learn next to nothing from experimental psychology. He would be better advised to abandon exact science, put away his scholar’s gown, bid farewell to his study, and wander with human heart through the world.” ~ Carl Jung
  56. “The scholar is that man who must take up into himself all the ability of the time, all the contributions of the past, all the hopes of the future. He must be an university of knowledges.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  57. “You know, I didn’t write my books for critics and scholars. I wrote them for students and artists. When I hear how much my work has meant to them–well, I can’t tell you how happy that makes me. That means that this great stuff of myth, which I have been so privileged to work with, will be kept alive for a whole new generation. That’s the function of the artists, you know, to reinterpret the old stories and make them come alive again, in poetry, painting, and now in movies.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  58. “Every time I travel, government TSA officials seem to recognize that I’m a Muslim and ‘randomly’ pull me aside for ‘special treatment’. My sincere hope and prayer is that, on the Day of Judgment, my Lord’s angels also recognize me as a Muslim and pull me aside for special treatment” ~ Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi
  59. “To have a faith, therefore, or a trust in anything, where God hath not promised, is plain idolatry, and a worshipping of thine own imagination instead of God.” ~ William Tyndale
  60. “Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” ~ Rumi

  61. “Men and women range themselves into three classes or orders of intelligence; you can tell the lowest class by their habit of always talking about persons; the next by the fact that their habit is always to converse about things; the highest by their preference for the discussion of ideas.” ~ Henry Thomas Buckle
  62. “If you’re really listening, if you’re awake to the poignant beauty of the world, your heart breaks regularly. In fact, your heart is made to break; its purpose is to burst open again and again so that it can hold evermore wonders.” ~ Andrew Harvey
  63. “The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” ~ Rumi

  64. “The revealed and mystic literature of mankind bears ample testimony to the fact that religious experience has been too enduring and dominant in the history of mankind to be rejected as mere illusion. There seems to be no reason, then, to accept the normal level of human experience as fact and reject its other levels as mystical and emotional.” ~ Muhammad Iqbal
  65. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” ~ Rumi

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