A child miseducated is a child lost.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Dare to think for yourself.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
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 most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.