What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Industrialize or perish.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
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.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Know what you are talking about.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
My weapon is literature
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.