Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
A witty saying proves nothing.
My weapon is literature
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.