Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
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.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.