The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
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.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Dare to think for yourself.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
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.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
A thought is an idea in transit.