Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Industrialize or perish.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
When you know better you do better.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
My weapon is literature
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.