Industrialize or perish.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
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
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
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.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.