Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
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
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.