Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
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.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.