Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Know what you are talking about.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
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.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
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
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
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.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.