The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.