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.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
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
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.