One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Industrialize or perish.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
My weapon is literature
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.