What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
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.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Investigate, educate and organize.
Dare to think for yourself.