Teaching isn't one-tenth as effective as training.
The great aim of human life
Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it.
Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.
Virtue is an angel, but she is a blind one, and must ask Knowledge to show her the pathway that leads to her goal.
Do not think of knocking out another person's brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago.
Genius may conceive but patient labor must consummate
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.
Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.
Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.
Affectation hides three times as many virtues as charity does sins
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
Teachers teach because they care. Teaching young people is what they do best. It requires long hours, patience, and care.
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.