Better know nothing than half-know many things.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
My weapon is literature
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.