Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.