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.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Investigate, educate and organize.
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.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Know what you are talking about.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.