Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think