It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
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.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.