Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Industrialize or perish.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.