I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but by awakening a pure interest in knowledge. The wise instructor accomplishes this by opening to his pupils precisely the attractions the study has for himself.…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who...
Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
Love, and you shall be loved
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires...
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.
Imitation is suicide
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
Do your work, but do your thing.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
The trouble is not that we are never happy - it is that happiness is...
That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg.