Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
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.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
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.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.