A thought is an idea in transit.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
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.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Dare to think for yourself.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.