Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
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.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.