I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
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.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
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.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.