He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
My weapon is literature
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Know what you are talking about.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.