Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling 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
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.