Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.