The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.