In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.