The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
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.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.