Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
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.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
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.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
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.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.