The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
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.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
My weapon is literature
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.