Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
When you know better you do better.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.