God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
My weapon is literature
The knowledge of all things is possible