The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
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.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
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.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.