My weapon is literature
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
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 the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
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.