Courage, conviction and confidence.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Investigate, educate and organize.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
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
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
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.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life