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.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
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.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.