To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
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.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
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.
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.