I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
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.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
My weapon is literature
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
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.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.