God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
A thought is an idea in transit.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.