Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
A thought is an idea in transit.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Industrialize or perish.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.