Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
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 direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.