I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I cannot live without books.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.