Learning never exhausts the mind.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
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.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
A thought is an idea in transit.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
I cannot live without books.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.