I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
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.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
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.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Know what you are talking about.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.