Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Industrialize or perish.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world