Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
My weapon is literature
Industrialize or perish.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
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.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
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.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.