Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Know what you are talking about.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
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.