A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.