All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
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.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.