Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.
The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.
Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy.
Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not.
One lives with so many bad deeds on one’s conscience and some good intentions in one’s heart.
No man’s credit is as good as his money.