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Art is not to be taught in Academies. It is what one looks at, not what one listens to, that makes the artist. The real schools should be the streets.

To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.
Ability without honor is useless.
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.

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