I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to them what he believes to be of value.
To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
The teacher, like the artist and the philosopher, can perform his work adequately only if he feels himself to be an individual directed by an inner creative impulse, not dominated and fettered by an outside authority.
Man, biologically considered, and whatever else he may be in the bargain, is simply the most formidable of all the beasts of prey, and, indeed, the only one that preys systematically on its own species
(January 11, 1842 - August 26, 1910)
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
(September 18, 1709 - December 13, 1784)
Things are never so bad they can't be made worse.