The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Know what you are talking about.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.