For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.