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.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I cannot live without books.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.