Necessity is the mother of invention.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
My weapon is literature
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
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.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.