Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Industrialize or perish.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.