Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.
Understand this law and you will then know, beyond room for the slightest doubt, that you are constantly punishing yourself for every wrong you commit and rewarding yourself for every act of constructive conduct in which you indulge.
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
I carried on the negotiations with the leaders of the Nazi group at the University, proposing that we should organize a strike of the students.
Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it.
If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have plenty of doubts of my own.
The voluntary approach to corporate social responsibility has failed in many cases.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
It is not the punishment but the cause that makes the martyr.
Is there any knowledge in the world which is so certain that no reasonable man could doubt it?
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.
Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
Faith which does not doubt is dead faith.
When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
Doubt, it seems to me, is the central condition of a human being in the twentieth century.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Clever tyrants are never punished.
A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
Wit is educated insolence.
Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question - I struggle with it morally.
He was afflicted by the thought that where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral.
I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people.
To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career, there is no doubt about that. But the 'Lord of the Rings' films are not made for Oscars, they are made for the audience.
We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.