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.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
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.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Know what you are talking about.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.