Aristippus quotes

  • To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.

  • Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.

  • Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.

  • Nothing in a graduate degree in art history prepares you for the eloquence of the eraser.

  • A tree full of ripened fruits bows down naturally, because of the weight of the fruits and its willingness to make its fruits accessible to others.

  • Property is the fruit of labor; property is desirable; it is a positive good.

  • It is the great work of nature to transmute sunlight into life. So it is the great end of Christian living to transmute the light of truth into the fruits of holy living.

  • I suppose I'm the only person who remembers one of the most exciting of his ballets-it's the fruit of an unlikely collaboration between Nijinsky on the one hand and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on the other.

  • A statesman who shakes the fruit trees of his neighbors - to dislodge the worms.

  • [s]he was a compulsive pessimist, always looking for the soft brown spot in the fruit, pressing so hard she created it.

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