Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
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.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Know what you are talking about.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Industrialize or perish.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.