Henry Adams:一个人年轻时学识多少无关紧要 | 名人名言

Henry Adams:一个人年轻时学识多少无关紧要 | 名人名言

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.

——Edmund Burke, British statesman



Whoever neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.

——Euripides, ancient Greek tragedian


—— 欧里庇得斯,古希腊悲剧大师

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.

——Doric Lessing, British novelist



What one knows is, in youth, of little moment; they know enough who know how to learn.

——Henry Adams, American historian and novelist



The whole art of knowledge is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

——Anatole France, French poet



The foundation of knowledge must be laid by reading. General principles must come from books, which, however, must be brought to the rest of real life.

——Samuel Johnson. British writer