The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
My weapon is literature
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Industrialize or perish.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.