One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
My weapon is literature
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
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.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Learning never exhausts the mind.