The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
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.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
A witty saying proves nothing.
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.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Know what you are talking about.
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.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.