With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.