Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
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.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Know what you are talking about.
Industrialize or perish.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
What is now proved was once only imagined.