What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
My weapon is literature
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
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.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.