Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
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.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Investigate, educate and organize.