Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
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 whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
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.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.