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.
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.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
My weapon is literature
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Dare to think for yourself.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.