The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.