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Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives
teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling
them to sit down and shut up.
You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way.
As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me
into my present vocation in life, comedy.
The world exists only because of the innocent breath of schoolchildren.
A scholar should always don modest garb, not too costly or ornate, so that people should not stare at him,
and not too shabby, lest he be mocked.
Let a father wed his daughter to a scholar,
even if he spend all his money on her dowry!
What is the true national education? That which makes children absorb the national spirit unconsciously.
Education without vision is like a present without a future.
Education is an unfinished symphony.
A man may learn for seventy years and at the end die a fool.
Experience teaches us that experience does not.
Grammar is to speech what salt is to food,
it should be in the right dose.
Jerusalem was destroyed just because school-children were kept from their classrooms.
It is better to know well than to know much.
Good manners mean more than learning.
The more schooling, the more wisdom.
The best of poems is that which men of intelligence are content with and the people understand.
A parable without a moral is like a legless body.
Through a proverb one delves deeply into things.
The pointed proverb is like a diamond,
it sends out light and it also cuts.
No master is jealous of his pupil.
Who quarrels with his teacher
might as well quarrel with the Holy Presence.
The question put by a wise man is half the answer.
The finest quality of Man is asking questions.