What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
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.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.