What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
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.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.