The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Investigate, educate and organize.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
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.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I cannot live without books.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
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.
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
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.