Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.