The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
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.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.