If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.
America is the best half-educated country in the world.
Nicholas M. Butler
An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
Alan K. Simpson
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.
‘Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.
Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else.
Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.