What is now proved was once only imagined.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
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.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
When you know better you do better.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.