What is now proved was once only imagined.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.