My weapon is literature
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
I am a part of everything that I have read.