Industrialize or perish.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.