A witty saying proves nothing.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
When you know better you do better.