Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
I cannot live without books.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.