Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
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.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.