Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Industrialize or perish.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
My weapon is literature
When you know better you do better.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.