You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.