Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
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.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Investigate, educate and organize.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Industrialize or perish.