Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
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.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.