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.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
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.
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.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.