What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
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.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.