Technique is really personality. That is the reason why the artist cannot teach it, why the pupil cannot learn it, and why the aesthetic critic can understand it.
The secret of karma yoga which is to perform actions without any fruitive desires is taught by Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad-Gita.
The idea of karma is that you continually get the teachings that you need to open your heart.
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation, and advancement of one’s own culture and social organization.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
No doubt, when modesty was made a virtue, it was a very advantageous thing for the fools; for everybody is expected to speak of himself as if he were one.
Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.
You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.
Politics, these days, is no occupation for an educated man, a man of character. Ignorance and total lousiness are better.
A demagogue must be neither an educated nor an honest man; he has to be an ignoramus and a rogue.
Children have a master to teach them, grown-ups have the poets.
The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
If you wish to educate a child who has gone wrong, then you must, above all, keep your attention fixed on the intersection of two charmed circles.
There is no study that is not capable of delighting us, after a little application to it.
Teach me to feel another’s woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as things forgot.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.