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.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
A witty saying proves nothing.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.