"Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."William Godwin on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."William Godwin on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."William Godwin on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."William Godwin on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."William Godwin on Oscar Wilde
"As the true object of education is not to render the pupil the mere copy of his preceptor, it is rather to be rejoiced in, than lamented, that various reading should lead him into new trains of thinking."
"Government will not fail to employ education, to strengthen its hands, and perpetuate its institutions."
"My thoughts will be taken up with the future or the past, with what is to come or what has been. Of the present there is necessarily no image."
"Above all we should not forget that government is an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind."
"The cause of justice is the cause of humanity. Its advocates should overflow with universal good will. We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind."