They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
My weapon is literature
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.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
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.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.