If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
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.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.