Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
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.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.