The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
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.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
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.
Know what you are talking about.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.