Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
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.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Investigate, educate and organize.
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.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.