If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
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.