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.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
My weapon is literature
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
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.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
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.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Learning never exhausts the mind.