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.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The knowledge of all things is possible
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
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.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Dare to think for yourself.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
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.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.