The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Industrialize or perish.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
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 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.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.