There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
My weapon is literature
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
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.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.