Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
My weapon is literature
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
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.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.