I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
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.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
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.
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.