The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Know what you are talking about.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
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
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.