I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
When you know better you do better.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.