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
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.