Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
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.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
My weapon is literature
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.