I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
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.
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.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
When you know better you do better.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.