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.
The knowledge of all things is possible
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.