Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
My weapon is literature
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The knowledge of all things is possible
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.