The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
I cannot live without books.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The knowledge of all things is possible
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Dare to think for yourself.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.