Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
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.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
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.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.