They know enough who know how to learn.
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuse himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
The proper study of mankind is woman.
No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
Morality is a private and costly luxury.
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.