The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
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.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
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.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.