Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.