A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
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.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
My weapon is literature
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.