An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall be ready to suffer every persecution that their abstention will bring them. It is the only way to abolish war.
The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
To die for an idea is to set a rather high price on conjecture.
I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.