A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
My weapon is literature
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
When you know better you do better.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life