You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
My weapon is literature
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
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.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
When you know better you do better.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.