What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
When you know better you do better.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
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.
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.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.