I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.