I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Dare to think for yourself.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.