I cannot live without books.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
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.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.