I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
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.
When you know better you do better.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.