The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
When you know better you do better.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
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.
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.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.