For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
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.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.