Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
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.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.