Lord ActonLord Acton, [John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton] (1834-1902), First Baron Acton of Aldenham

Lord Acton Quote

“Learn as much by writing as by reading.”

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~ Lord Acton


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Mike, Norwalk

Its been my experience that to write anything requires a certain amount of previous knowledge, research, reading and then that ah-ha moment. The writer ends up learning more than is written.

Ronw13, OR
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Ronw13, OR    1/8/19

Well said Mike, Norwalk. Such has been my experience also with writing and composing music. It is that ah-ha moment that science seeks to understand. Music explains it as alien interaction, a guiding star. Numbers and codification also carry the same inclination of influence. 

E Archer, NYC

Music is a good example.  If learning guitar and experimenting with various chord progressions, you'll 'discover' nearly every Beatles song there is. ;-)  One can't know the experience of singing in harmony with others without actually doing it.  Learn by doing.

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