I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Industrialize or perish.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
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.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.