It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
My weapon is literature
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.