There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.
Quote by Roger Ascham
In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear, gentleness better than beating, to bring up...
The least learned, for the most part, have been always most ready to write.
It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience.
There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to...
He that will write well in any tongue, must follow this counsel of Aristotle, to...
Mark all mathematical heads which be wholly and only bent on these sciences, how solitary...
Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty.
Let the master praise him, and say, Here ye do well. For, I assure you,...
In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man...
To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering.
Young children were sooner allured by love, than driven by beating, to attain good learning.