God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
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.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
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.
A witty saying proves nothing.
When you know better you do better.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.