There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
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.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Dare to think for yourself.
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.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I cannot live without books.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
When you know better you do better.
Investigate, educate and organize.
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.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.