I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Industrialize or perish.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
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.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
What is now proved was once only imagined.