If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
My weapon is literature
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
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.
Industrialize or perish.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The knowledge of all things is possible
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
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.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.