The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed--it is a process of elimination.
The secret of success is this: there is no secret of success.
The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.
The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.
Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.
The world is moving so fast now-a-days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
The hundred point man is one who is true to every trust; who keeps his word; who is loyal to the firm that employs him; who does not listen for insults nor look for slights; who carries a civil tongue in his head; who is polite to strangers without being fresh; who is considerate toward servants; who is moderate in his eating and drinking; who is willing to learn; who is cautious and yet courageous.
There was one who thought himself above me, and he was above me until he had that thought.