Quotation by Shakespeare

Study is like the heaven's glorious sun,
That will not be deep searched with saucy looks;
Small have continual plodders ever won,
Save base authority from others' books.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Berowne, in Love's Labor's Lost, act 1, sc. 1, l. 84-7.

"Small" = little; "base" = second-hand, hackneyed.
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