Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
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.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Dare to think for yourself.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
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.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.