When you know better you do better.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Know what you are talking about.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
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.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Investigate, educate and organize.