It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

May you live every day of your life.
Jonathan Swift
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Oscar Wilde

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
A. A. Milne

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
Napoleon Bonaparte

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Thomas Jefferson

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

"Look at that sea, girls--all silver and shadow and vision of things not seen. We couldn't enjoy its loveliness any more if we had millions of dollars and ropes of diamonds." 
Anne of Green Gable