No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
My weapon is literature
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.