A child miseducated is a child lost.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
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.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
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.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.