That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Know what you are talking about.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Industrialize or perish.
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.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
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.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
A witty saying proves nothing.