If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
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.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
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.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.