The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
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.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The highest result of education is tolerance.