We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
I cannot live without books.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
When you know better you do better.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.