The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
My weapon is literature
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.