Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
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.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.