To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Industrialize or perish.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.