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.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
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.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
When you know better you do better.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.