Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
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.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Dare to think for yourself.