What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
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.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.