Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
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.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.