If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
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.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.