The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Industrialize or perish.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.