Roger Ascham Quotes

It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience.

Wisdom Quotes, Experience Quotes

Mark all mathematical heads which be wholly and only bent on these sciences, how solitary they be themselves, how unfit to live with others, how unapt to serve the world.

Science Quotes

There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.

Courage Quotes, Learning Quotes, Praise Quotes

 

Let the master praise him, and say, 'Here ye do well.' For, I assure you, there is no such whetstone to sharpen a good wit, and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.

Courage Quotes, Learning Quotes, Praise Quotes

In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear, gentleness better than beating, to bring up a child rightly in learning.

Love Quotes, Learning Quotes, Opinion Quotes, Fear Quotes

To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.

Men Quotes

He that will write well in any tongue, must follow this counsel of Aristotle, to speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do: and so should every man understand him, and the judgment of wise men allow him.

Judgment Quotes, Men Quotes

Young children were sooner allured by love, than driven by beating, to attain good learning.

Children Quotes, Love Quotes, Learning Quotes

Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty.

Experience Quotes, Learning Quotes

By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering.

Experience Quotes

In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry.

Time Quotes