The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
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.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
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.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
When you know better you do better.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.