I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
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.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge