The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
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.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Industrialize or perish.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.