I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Learning never exhausts the mind.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
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.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Industrialize or perish.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
When you know better you do better.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.