There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.