To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.— Marilyn vos Savant
Authentic Acquiring quotations
Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt, they can't afford the time to think.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
We must use our lives to make the world a better place to live, not just to acquire things. That is what we are put on the earth for.
Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.
Man is essentially ignorant, and becomes learned through acquiring knowledge.
To achieve the highest accomplishments within the scope of our capabilities in all walks of life we must constantly strive to acquire strong, healthy bodies and develop our minds to the limits of our ability.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Africa is still lying ready for us it is our duty to take it.
It is our duty to seize every opportunity of acquiring more territory and we should keep this one idea steadily before our eyes that more territory simply means more of the Anglo-Saxon race more of the best the most human, most honorable race the world possesses.
Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is an ornament among our friends and an armor against enemies.
To all of you I should like to say that in the course of this war you will have to acquire the experience and achieve the success which alone can build up a national tradition for our Army. An army that has no tradition of courage, fearlessness and invincibility cannot hold its own in a struggle with a powerful enemy.
Programming is a skill best acquired by practice and example rather than from books.
True ignorance is not the absence of knowledge, but the refusal to acquire it.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be.
If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, 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.
The acquirement and enjoyment of physical well-being, mental calm and spiritual peace are priceless to their possessors.
There is no use of simply acquiring titles or amassing wealth if one has no self-respect and scientific knowledge.
A well organized education should not be one which prepares students for a good remuneration alone. It should be one that can help and guide them towards acquiring clear thinking, a fruitful mind, and an elevated spirit.
Life is short and the time of death is uncertain;
so apply yourself to meditation. Avoid doing evil, and acquire merit, to the best of your ability, even at the cost of life itself. In short: Act so that you have no cause to be ashamed of yourselves and hold fast to this rule.
If you live through defeat, you are not defeated.
If you are beaten but acquire wisdom, you have won. Lose yourself to improve yourself. Only when we shed all self-definition do we find who we really are.
Keep a good heart. That's the most important thing in life. It's not how much money you make or what you can acquire. The art of it is to keep a good heart.
later down the road of life, i made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land.
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
Does HIV cause AIDS? Can a virus cause a syndrome? How? It can't, because a syndrome is a group of diseases resulting from acquired immune deficiency.
Beloved, pursue Jesus and you will experience wisdom in every area of your life.
You cannot try to earn, deserve or study to acquire God’s wisdom. It comes by His unmerited favor. His wisdom will give you good success in your career. It will cause you to succeed as a student, parent or spouse.
There is only one thing in this world, and that is to keep acquiring money and more money, power and more power. All the rest is meaningless.
If you only notice human proceedings, you may observe that all who attain great power and riches, make use of either force or fraud; and what they have acquired either by deceit or violence, in order to conceal the disgraceful methods of attainment, they endeavor to sanctify with the false title of honest gains.
Learning is a daily experience and a lifetime mission.
I truly believe in the saying "We work to become, not to acquire."
Insurrection is the last remedy, especially when the people have acquired the belief that peaceful means to secure the remedies for evils prove futile.
Contrology (Pilates) is complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit.
Through Contrology you first purposefully acquire complete control of your own body and then through proper repetition of its exercises you gradually and progressively acquire that natural rhythm and coordination associated with all your subconscious activities.
The purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready-made answers to economic questions, but to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists.
One is born to be a dancer. No teacher can work miracles, nor will years of training make a good dancer of an untalented pupil. One may be able to acquire a certain technical facility, but no one can ever 'acquire an exceptional talent.' I have never prided myself on having an unusually gifted pupil. A Pavlova is no one's pupil but God's.
Good posture can be successfully acquired only when the entire mechanism of the body is under perfect control.
The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.
People keep repeating that the main things are love and compassion.
Certainly love and compassion are the main things, but it takes knowledge to make love and compassion fruitful. ... It takes just a second to say 'love'. But to acquire knowledge for the well-being and blessing of humanity requires an eternity.