An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Know what you are talking about.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
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 admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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.