A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
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.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.