Famous quotes containing the words time, study, distance, learning and/or work:
“Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires more time than poor busy men can usually command.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“If we study nature attentively, alike in its great revolutions and in its minutest works, it is impossible not to admit enchantmentgiving the word its fullest meaning. Man can create no force; he can but use the only existing force, which includes all others, namely, Motionthe incomprehensible Breath of the sovereign maker of the universe.”
—Honoré De Balzac (17991850)
“Under all conditions well-organized violence seems to him the shortest distance between two points.”
—Leon Trotsky (18791940)
“The academy is not paradise. But learning is a place where paradise can be created.”
—bell hooks (b. c. 1955)
“The work of the world is common as mud.
Botched, it smears the hands, crumbles to dust.
But the thing worth doing well done
has a shape that satisfies, clean and evident.
The pitcher cries for water to carry
and a person for work that is real.”
—Marge Piercy (b. 1936)