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Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
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