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Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former.
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.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.
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.
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men -- the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
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.