Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
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.
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.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.