Student

A student is a learner, or someone who attends an educational institution. In some nations, the English term (or its cognate in another language) is reserved for those who attend university, while a schoolchild under the age of eighteen is called a pupil in English (or an equivalent in other languages). In its widest use, student is used for anyone who is learning.

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Famous quotes containing the word student:

    Many a poor sore-eyed student that I have heard of would grow faster, both intellectually and physically, if, instead of sitting up so very late, he honestly slumbered a fool’s allowance.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    here
    to this college on the hill above Harlem
    I am the only colored student in my class.
    Langston Hughes (1902–1967)

    What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress who ever eludes his grasp?
    Sir William Osler (1849–1919)