Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
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.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.