Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.