There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.