Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
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.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Industrialize or perish.