If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Know what you are talking about.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Dare to think for yourself.
When you know better you do better.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Investigate, educate and organize.