The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.