All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Dare to think for yourself.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.