The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.