The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.