Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I cannot live without books.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
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.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
When you know better you do better.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion