Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
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.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
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.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
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.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.