You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
A witty saying proves nothing.
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.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
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.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.