The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
My weapon is literature
I cannot live without books.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Industrialize or perish.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.