The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
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.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
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.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Investigate, educate and organize.
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.
My weapon is literature
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.