Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.