Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
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.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Industrialize or perish.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.