Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
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.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Courage, conviction and confidence.