Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
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.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.