Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Know what you are talking about.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
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