If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
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.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.