Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
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.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
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.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.