The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
A thought is an idea in transit.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think