Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great 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.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Dare to think for yourself.
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.
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.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
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.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
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.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.