The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
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.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
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.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.