A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
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.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
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.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
When you know better you do better.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.