Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
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.
The knowledge of all things is possible
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.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Dare to think for yourself.
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.
When you know better you do better.
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.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Industrialize or perish.