A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Industrialize or perish.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Dare to think for yourself.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
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.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.