Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.
Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.
Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.