Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
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.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
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.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.