I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
When you know better you do better.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
My weapon is literature
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
I cannot live without books.