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.
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.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The knowledge of all things is possible
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.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.