Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
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.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.