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.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
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.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Dare to think for yourself.
My weapon is literature
Know what you are talking about.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.