It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Dare to think for yourself.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
A thought is an idea in transit.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.