Industrialize or perish.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I cannot live without books.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
When you know better you do better.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.