When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
The social relations which are the basis of the reproduction of the species are founded upon the continuous union of parents in marriage.
We await the successsive births in the soul of the child. We give all possible material, that nothing may lack to the groping soul, and then we watch for the perfect faculty to come, safeguarding the child from interruption so that it may carry its efforts through.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Money gives me pleasure all the time.
We recommend for the training of teachers not only a considerable artistic education in general but special attention to the art of reading.
To confer the gift of drawing, we must create an eye that sees, a hand that obeys, a soul that feels; and in this task, the whole life must cooperate. In this sense, life itself is the only preparation for drawing. Once we have lived, the inner spark of vision does the rest.
It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them.
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
If education is protection to life, you will realize that it is necessary that education accompany life during its whole course.