You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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.
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.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
A thought is an idea in transit.
I cannot live without books.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.