The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
When you know better you do better.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
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.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.