Courage, conviction and confidence.
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.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
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.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
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.
When you know better you do better.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.