I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
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.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
A thought is an idea in transit.