It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
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 have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
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.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.