The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.