The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.