To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
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.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Dare to think for yourself.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.