I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
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.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
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.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
My weapon is literature
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.