Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Dare to think for yourself.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
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.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.