Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Industrialize or perish.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
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.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
When you know better you do better.