Necessity is the mother of invention.
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.
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.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
A thought is an idea in transit.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.