Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
When you know better you do better.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.