You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
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.
My weapon is literature
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.