Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
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.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
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.
A thought is an idea in transit.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.