Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Dare to think for yourself.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
My weapon is literature
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
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.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
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.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.