To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Industrialize or perish.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
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.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
A witty saying proves nothing.
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.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
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.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.