Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.