It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.