Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
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.
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.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
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.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.