My weapon is literature
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
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 secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The knowledge of all things is possible
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
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.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.