Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
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.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
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.