It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
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.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
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.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
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.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.