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Examination

Definition: A detailed inspection or study.
Number of Quotes: 6

I would like to have been examined in history, poetry and writing essays. The examiners, on the other hand, were partial to Latin and mathematics. And their will prevailed ... I should have liked to be asked to say what I knew. They always tried to ask what I did not know.
Winston Churchill

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
Charles Colton

In an examination those who do not wish to know ask questions of those who cannot tell.
Walter Raleigh

There should be some professional exam for these analysts. Most of the time they talk through their backsides.
Alan Sugar

Examinations are of no value whatsoever. If a man is a gentleman, he knows quite enough, and if he is not a gentleman, whatever he knows is bad for him.
Oscar Wilde

In examinations the foolish ask questions that the wise cannot answer.
Oscar Wilde

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