A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
The chief wonder of education is that it does not ruin everybody concerned in it, teachers and taught.
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
What one knows is, in youth, of little moment; they know enough who know how to learn.
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of facts.
Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
Morality is a private and costly luxury
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.