Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
A witty saying proves nothing.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
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.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
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
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
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.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.