For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Industrialize or perish.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.