The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
The foundation of knowledge must be laid by reading. General principles must come from books, which, however, must be brought to the test of real life.
Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth or the only truth.
Let the dead have the immortality of fame, but the living the immortality of love.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it.
Men are like wine: some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
The young always have the same problem: how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
衡量一个人的根本标准不是看他在安逸便利时所采取的立场, 而是看他在面临挑战和争论时所持有的立场。
Only a person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.
Content and riches seldom meet together. Riches take thou, contentment I had rather.