It is better to know how to learn than to know.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
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.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The highest result of education is tolerance.