To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The knowledge of all things is possible
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.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
When you know better you do better.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.