To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
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.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Investigate, educate and organize.