If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
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.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.