If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
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.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
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.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
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.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.