The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.