Courage, conviction and confidence.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
My weapon is literature
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
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.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.