Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
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 witty saying proves nothing.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
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.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
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.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
A thought is an idea in transit.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion