Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Dare to think for yourself.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
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
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.