Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
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.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
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.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.