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.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
My weapon is literature
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.