Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
My weapon is literature
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
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.