If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
I cannot live without books.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.