Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
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.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
My weapon is literature
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
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.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
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.