I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Know what you are talking about.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Courage, conviction and confidence.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I cannot live without books.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
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.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.