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.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
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
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Know what you are talking about.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
When you know better you do better.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
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.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.