Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Know what you are talking about.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Dare to think for yourself.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.