My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.