Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
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.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
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.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
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.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Industrialize or perish.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.