Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
When you know better you do better.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Industrialize or perish.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.