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.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.